Tag Archives: HEART

Estrogen patches may raise heart disease risks for postmenopausal women

Estrogen patches may raise heart disease risks for postmenopausal women by hardening arteries – despite being held up as ‘safer’ hormone replacement 6 million postmenopausal women in the US use hormone replacement therapy   Estrogen therapy may increase breast cancer, blood clot and heart disease risks  Scientists don’t fully understand the link between estrogen and the… Read More »

AI may help to spot heart problems

A new way of identifying a common condition that causes the heart to beat irregularly may have been discovered by artificial intelligence. Atrial fibrillation affects one million people in the UK and increases the risk of stroke and long-term heart problems. It is relatively simple to diagnose when the heart is beating irregularly, but not… Read More »