The polypill - which combines headache, cholesterol, and blood pressure meds - could save millions of lives a year at risk from heart trouble.
Black patients from disadvantaged neighborhoods were 19 percent more likely to pass away than white patients living in those same neighborhoods.
Single, middle-aged men who are often tired and irritable are at particular risk of a heart attack, according to research.
Researchers report that venom from one particular type of spider is the integral ingredient in a new life-saving treatment for heart attack victims.
Results show a higher BMI in adolescence has a connection to a 2.6 percent increase in overall poor health and 8.8 percent rise in diabetes risk.
Researchers say that heart attack survivors have a much higher chance of having a second if they were suffering psychological distress.