Boy, 8, dies from asthma attack after playing Quaser laser on his birthday

Boy, 8, dies from asthma attack after playing Quaser laser at a birthday party Adam Mark Winfandale's condition 'was very manageable', said motherStaff at local laser game centre deemed him fit enough to playAfter 15 minutes of playing, Adam came out of game and requested inhaler But he said it didn't work and within in minutes his condition deteriorated Ambulance arrived within one minute but Adam died in hospital By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 09:53 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:34 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315117', 'title': 'Boy, 8, dies from asthma attack after playing Quaser laser at a birthday party', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2315117/Boy-8-dies-asthma-attack-playing-Quaser-laser-birthday.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Boy,%208,%20dies%20from%20asthma%20attack%20after%20playing%20Quaser%20laser%20on%20his%20birthday%20http://bit.ly/15LzsqZ%20via%[email protected]' }); An eight-year-old boy collapsed and died after an asthma attack at a friend's birthday party, an inquest heard.

Being stressed CAN be good for you – it boosts memory

Being stressed CAN be good for you – it boosts memory Chronic stress has been shown to increase the risk of heart attack and compromise the immune systemBut short-lived stress primes the brain for improved performance – most notably boosting memoryResearchers say it encourages stem cells in the brain to turn into new nerve cells that boost mental agility By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:24 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 11:43 GMT, 17 April 2013 Overworked and stressed out Look on the bright side – some stress is good for you.

Pensioner who had heart attack had to be carried out of her bedroom window by a CRANE to keep her heart beating

Pensioner who had heart attack had to be carried out of her bedroom window by a CRANE to keep her heart beating Paramedics were called to Joan Smith, 78, who'd collapsed upstairs at home Each time paramedics tried to carry her downstairs, her heart stoppedRealised that in order to save Mrs Smith, she would need to be kept flat Being in an upright position can put strain on the heart Paramedics had to use an aerial ladder platform to get her to the ambulance By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 09:46 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 10:04 GMT, 17 April 2013 A woman who suffered a heart attack had to be carried out of her bedroom window using a crane.

Feeling anxious or depressed "dramatically increases" the risk of dying from a heart attack

Feeling anxious or depressed 'dramatically increases' the risk of dying from a heart attack Even those with mild depression had an almost 60% increased risk of dying over the following 18 monthsHigh blood pressure is strongly linked to anxietyDepression is associated with behavioural risk factors, such as smoking and not taking medication By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 20:12 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:27 GMT, 19 March 2013 Feeling depressed or anxious dramatically increases the chances of heart patients dying, new research suggests.

Student beautician, 20, died of heart attack after she stopped taking her epilepsy medication

Student beautician, 20, died of heart attack after she stopped taking her epilepsy medicationKatie Coombs suffered fatal seizure at home after complaining of feeling illWas told by doctors to carry on taking tablets despite not having a fit She cancelled three further appointments, one just days before she diedHer parents did not know she wasn't on her medication, inquest heard and August 3, 2012 – five days before her death.

"I feel like I"m jinxed": Newlywed loses husband to same heart condition that killed her boyfriend nine years ago

'I feel like I'm jinxed': Newlywed loses husband to same heart condition that killed her boyfriend nine years agoKaren Matthews, 31, from Bristol said she 'feels like the unluckiest woman alive'Her husband of four months, Ryan, 36, suffered a fatal heart attack in December as a result of left ventricular hypertrophyNine years ago, her boyfriend, James Gray, 24, died of the same condition while playing football By Lucy Waterlow PUBLISHED: 15:34 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:28 GMT, 5 March 2013 A newlywed mourning the death of her husband said she feels like she's 'jinxed' after he died from the same heart condition that previously killed her boyfriend.

Eating a Mediterranean diet "cuts your heart and stroke risk by a third"

Eating nuts and olive oil can reduce the risk of a heart attack as much as statins Diet high in fruit, vegetables, fish and nuts is good for your heart By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:42 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:03 GMT, 26 February 2013 Hearty meals: Switching to a Mediterranean diet can cut the risk of a heart attack by a third Eating a Mediterranean-style diet can cut heart attacks, strokes and death rates in people at high risk of heart disease by as much as a third, research shows.

Father, 49, died from a heart attack after GP failed to investigate chest pains THREE times

Father, 49, died from heart attack after GP failed to investigate chest pains THREE times George Black attended the Temple Hill Surgery in Dartford, Kent Each time complained of chest pain he was not properly investigated Died eight days after final visit to surgery, even after tests showed problemsFamily said staff at the surgery should be 'hung out to dry' for their actions complaining of indigestion.

And all because the MAN loves Milk Tray: Dark chocolate has more heath benefits for men

And all because the MAN loves Milk Tray: Men get the most health benefits from dark chocolate Chocolate gives men more protection against heart attack and strokeAppears to help by preventing fatal blood clotsBut researchers say findings are not an excuse to gorge on the snack, which is rich in fat and sugar | UPDATED: 16:40 GMT, 21 December 2012 If you’re looking for a last-minute gift for that special man, make it a box of chocolates, for it could save his life.

How a wire in your wrist can help you avoid surgery for blocked arteries

How a wire in your wrist can help you avoid surgery for blocked arteries By David Hurst PUBLISHED: 00:52 GMT, 18 December 2012 | UPDATED: 00:52 GMT, 18 December 2012 Every year in England alone, 61,000 people are given a stent — a tiny metal tube — to open up their narrowed heart arteries.