Tag Archives: Heart

Brazil great Carlos Alberto dies following heart attack

RIO DE JANIERO: Brazil great Carlos Alberto, who captained the 1970 World Cup-winning side and scored one of the most acclaimed final goals ever, has died aged 72 following a heart attack, local TV reported on Tuesday. Right-back Alberto was capped 53 times by Brazil and won titles with Fluminense and Santos. (Reporting Andrew Downie,… Read More »

Italy's Berlusconi alert and cracking jokes after heart surgery – doctor

MILAN: Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was alert, lucid and cracking jokes less than 24 hours after undergoing open heart surgery at the age of 79, his doctors said on Wednesday. The centre-right politician and media mogul had an aortic valve replaced on Tuesday after suffering what his doctors said was a life-threatening cardiac… Read More »

Hot Flushes Are Good News for Your Heart

Hot flushes are a common and troublesome part of menopause symptoms. Approximately three women out of four suffer the hot flashes typically associated with menopause. Although hot flushes are usually perceived as a problem, the surprising news is that researchers now believe that they might actually indicate good heart health. A research study published online… Read More »