‘The findings from this study suggest that there are clear and simple ways to improve the outcomes of women who have a heart attack’
Doctors have lots of tools for predicting a patient’s health. But—as even they will tell you—they’re no match for the complexity of the human body. Heart attacks in particular are hard to anticipate. Now, scientists have shown that computers capable of teaching themselves can perform even better than standard medical guidelines, significantly increasing prediction rates. If implemented, the new method could save thousands or even millions of lives a year.
Patient in ICU after suffering second heart attack.
The costs of heart disease in the United States will triple between now and 2030, to more than $800 billion a year, a report commissioned by the American Heart Association predicted on Monday.
Being in heavy traffic triples your risk of heart attack within one hour, a new research warns. A German study presented at the American Heart Association’s 49th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention in Florida said that people who have had a heart attack are likely to report having been in traffic shortly before their symptoms began.