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How Apple Watch saved one man’s life — and how it’s empowering him after his heart attack

26 minutes agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Apple and Stanford are currently conducting a heart study with Apple Watch Scott Killian never imagined his Apple Watch might save his life, but that’s exactly what happened a few weeks ago when he had a heart attack in the middle of the night. Killian recently shared his personal experience with 9to5Mac, and the details of his story are absolutely amazing. more…

Erectile dysfunction is red flag for silent early cardiovascular disease

(SAGE) Despite decades long prevention and treatment efforts, cardiovascular (CV) disease continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide. Early detection of CV disease can allow for interventions to prevent heart attack and stroke,...Show More Summary

Hamda Zubeidat, 60, dies when Israeli soldiers burst thru her door after midnight, hurling stun grenades

A 60-year-old Palestinian woman suffered a fatal heart attack overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday when Israeli army soldiers raided her home in the village of al-Zubeidat, north of Jericho in the northeastern occupied West Bank.Show More Summary

Warrel Dane (Nevermore, Sanctuary), RIP

Warrel Dane, vocalist of classic metal bands Sanctuary and Nevermore, passed away last night after suffering a heart attack in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he was at work on his second solo album. Continue reading…

How (and Why) to Build a House Book

A week or so ago, I shared an article about my friend’s sudden heart attack. The positive feedback and comments via email and social media was tremendous, with countless kind words for my friend, his family, and myself, and all were appreciated. Show More Summary

Ed Lee, San Francisco mayor, dead at 65

London Breed sworn in as acting mayor per city guidelines Mayor Ed Lee died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 65. Lee was noted for, among other things, being San Francisco’s first Asian American mayor. According...Show More Summary

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies; 5 key contributions he made

2 days agoNews : USAToday: News

Lee and his wife were grocery shopping at a supermarket just blocks from their home when he collapsed from a heart attack.        

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At Age 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away early Tuesday morning at the age of 65, just hours after appearing at a public event, his office said. He reportedly suffered a heart attack while grocery shopping and was rushed to the … More » The post San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At Age 65 appeared first on EveryJoe.

Britain's jailed PR mastermind Max Clifford dies

Britain's disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, once the king of tabloid kiss-and-tell stories, died on Sunday, having reportedly suffered a heart attack following a sudden collapse. Clifford, 74, was more than three years into an eight-year jail sentence for multiple sexual assaults against teenagers. Show More Summary

Coordinated Emergency Care Improves Survival for Patients with Heart Attacks

Large national study shows the life-saving potential of coordinating EMS, hospital responses

Investigation into emergency rooms shows that for-profit hospitals engage in billions in price-gouging

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Vox undertook a deep investigation into emergency room pricing, finding that emergency rooms, being the most monopolistic aspect of hospital care (because you don't shop for an ER while you're having a heart attack in the back of an ambulance) are also the most abusive and price-gouging. (more…)

10 Surprising Reasons Your Heart Is Racing

If your heart is racing, take a deep breath: It's probably not a heart attack. Here are potential reasons why your heart is racing.

Ridge out of hospital, into rehab following heart attack

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is out of the hospital more than two weeks after suffering a heart attack and is continuing his recovery in a Texas rehabilitation facility. A Tuesday statement issued...Show More Summary

Cells Powered by Magnetic Nanoparticles Help Heal Post Infarct Hearts

Heart attacks result in dead myocardial tissue that forms a scar, and so patients are left with a chronically weakened heart. Replacement heart cells or stems cells that can become desired cardiac cells can be grown in the lab and injected into the dead tissue, but it’s a major challenge to keep them in place […]

Fighting myocardial infarction with nanoparticle tandems

How can damaged cardiac tissue following a heart attack best be treated with replacement muscle cells? A research team under the supervision of the University of Bonn reports an innovative method: Muscle replacement cells to take over the function of the damaged tissue are loaded with magnetic nanoparticles. Show More Summary

The Bosnian War general who died after his war-crimes trial drank cyanide in court

Bosnian War general Slobodan Praljak died of a heart attack after drinking cyanide at his conviction and sentencing for war crimes. Authorities still haven't figured out how Praljak obtained the poison. Dutch prosecutors have revealed...Show More Summary

FDA approves heart protection claims for Amgen cholesterol drug

(Reuters) - Amgen Inc can now promote the ability of its potent but expensive cholesterol drug to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, after U.S. health regulators approved adding those benefits to the medicine's prescribing label, the company said on Friday.

Fighting myocardial infarction with nanoparticle tandems

(University of Bonn) How can damaged cardiac tissue following a heart attack best be treated with replacement muscle cells? A research team is now presenting an innovative method on mice: Muscle replacement cells, which are to take over the function of the damaged tissue, are loaded with magnetic nanoparticles. Show More Summary

Lewis and Clark sheriff back home after heart attack

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton is back home after being hospitalized following a heart attack. The sheriff was traveling with deputies to Miles City when he started to … Click to Continue »

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