Two women a day are thought to be dying needlessly because of a “heart attack gender gap” where they do not receive equal treatment to men, a charity said.
A north-east trawler skipper who died on board his vessel is believed to have suffered a heart attack before falling down stairs.
The heart attack death rate in the Highland, Western Isles and Shetland council areas has gone up over the last decade, official data has shown.
Researchers at a Scottish university have taken inspiration from a sci-fi classic in an effort to help people live longer and prosper from good health.
Family of Fort William heart attack victim successfully sue GP for failing to diagnose health problem
The family of a man who died from a heart attack have been awarded damages from a “negligent” doctor who failed to properly diagnose his health problems.
A Caithness woman has started a fundraising campaign to buy defibrillators amid concerns about “stretched” ambulance cover in Caithness after her father suffered a heart attack.
A father-of-two who suffered 15 cardiac arrests in the space of just a few hours has thanked the ambulance crew who saved his life.
Filmmaker Kevin Smith has described a heart attack he suffered two months ago as the best thing that could have happened to him.
Women with an apple-shaped figure are more likely to suffer a heart attack than pear-shaped women, a study has suggested.
A Moray dad whose heart stopped beating for 19 minutes has thanked the medics whose last ditch efforts brought him back to life.
A hero vet turned doctor to save a double tragedy when a mother took her family dog in to be put down and had a massive heart attack.
Ten months ago Paul Squire had a heart attack. Aged 42, years of neglect, complacency and idleness had taken their toll. Since last summer he has been fighting back.
A north-east woman who was brought back from the brink of death four times has vowed to live life to the full.