heart attacks

US civil rights activist Erica Garner dies at 27

Al Jazeera

​Erica Garner, a prominent activist against police brutality has died after suffering a heart attack


Do not take with a pinch of salt, says health deputy

Ina Skosana

Hundreds of millions of rands in healthcare costs can be saved if South Africans reduce their salt intake, says deputy health minister Gwen Ramakgopa


Warning: World Cup may be hazardous to your health

Karabo Keepile

South Africans have been warned that the emotional stress of watching Bafana Bafana play may double their risk of a heart attack.


Red Heart pill on human trial

Sarah Boseley

A drug that combines four different medicines and could halve deaths from heart attacks and strokes around the globe will enter human trials soon.


Ignore 'Hollywood heart attack'

Lucy Atkins

The Hollywood heart attack (think Elliott Gould in Ocean's 13) involves dramatic chest clutching and collapse. But in reality, symptoms vary.