Oncology & Cancer

Broken heart syndrome linked with cancer

One in six people with broken heart syndrome had cancer and they were less likely to survive for five years after it occurred, according to new international research in Journal of the American Heart Association.

Cardiology

'Broken heart syndrome' warrants careful monitoring

(HealthDay)—It's not a heart attack, but so-called "broken heart syndrome" still puts patients at high risk for hospital readmission and in-hospital death, a new study suggests.

Cardiology

Can you die of a broken heart?

Throughout the ages, art, architecture, music and literature have often been inspired by the broken-hearted. In William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, it appears that Lady Montague died of a broken heart due to her son Romeo's ...

Cardiology

'Broken heart syndrome' is real medical diagnosis

The sudden loss of a job, divorce, or the death of a loved one or even a family pet are things that cause us to experience overwhelming emotions. The term "broken-hearted" is often used to describe these reactions, but it's ...

Cardiology

Broken heart linked to other risk factors than heart attack

Broken-heart syndrome is linked to other diseases, but the risk factors for cardiovascular disease are normally lower in these patients. This according to a large registry study of Swedish patients made by Karolinska Institutet. ...

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