A drug which could potentially limit the damage caused by a heart attack has been discovered by scientists.
Statins will be given to more adults at risk of heart attacks and strokes under new plans to prevent thousands of cases.
Scotland’s biggest taxi firm has installed defibrillators in 15 of their Glasgow cabs and trained drivers how to help people having heart attacks.
A grandad has praised the group of pals who saved his life when he collapsed during an ice hockey session.
Inspired by the memory of her beloved father, Dundee University PhD student Megan Sinclair has created a new comic that explores bereavement while raising awareness of heart disease and cash for vital medical research.
A grandmother who was in a coma in hospital in Turkey for almost three weeks has had an emotional reunion with her family.
VIDEO: Daughter’s heartfelt plea for funds to fly Dundee mum Linda home after heart attack in Turkey
A Dundee bride who was married in America earlier this summer is to forego her wedding reception to raise money to bring her mum home from hospital in Turkey.
Filmmaker Kevin Smith has described a heart attack he suffered two months ago as the best thing that could have happened to him.
Having belly fat doubles the risk of heart disease even if you aren’t obese, according a new study.
Women with an apple-shaped figure are more likely to suffer a heart attack than pear-shaped women, a study has suggested.
Flu can increase the risk of having a heart attack six times within the space of a week, research has shown.
A grateful heart patient is trying to find the Good Samaritan he credits with saving his life.
A Glenrothes pensioner who suffered a heart attack after being targeted by an aggressive gull says she cannot sleep since her terrifying ordeal.
An ex-Dundee policeman who visited his GP with chest pains had to wait a year to see a consultant at Ninewells Hospital — who then told him he had suffered a heart attack.
Nick Briggs had never looked happier as he danced around the sitting room with his nine-week-old daughter in his arms.
A Dundee fan who suffered a cardiac arrest during last night's derby is reportedly recovering in intensive care.