The World Health Organization estimates that annual global mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (including heart attack and stroke) will approach 25 million by 2030. A recent study of trends in cardiovascular disease in Japan indicated...Show More Summary
Routine heart imaging screenings for people with diabetes at high risk to experience a cardiac event, but who have no symptoms of heart disease, does not help them avoid heart attacks, hospitalization for unstable angina or cardiac death,...Show More Summary
This is a reasonable place to be at work on Thanksgiving. Walmart and Sears are not. As a society, there are certain people we need to work on Thanksgiving. Whether it's a car accident, a heart attack, or a burn from a roasting turkey, we need doctors and nurses and other hospital staff to be on the job even though it's a holiday. Show More Summary
For Thanksgiving, Mental Floss host John Green presents a series of Thanksgiving food facts in an episode of List Show. The facts include things like how many turkeys die of heart attacks every year, why cranberries are also called “bounceberries,” and which pie is America’s favorite.
While a group tried to remove a protestor suffering a heart attack from the crowd, police shot rubber bullets
CNN’s Jake Tapper was told that a woman who had a heart attack was tear gassed by Ferguson police Monday night. Girl: There’s a girl having a heart attack and they tear-gassed her. Tapper: Come over and tell what you’re upset about? What’s your name? Girl: I’m Angel. Tapper: Angel, what are you upset about? [...]
Police fired tear gas canisters and rubber bullets into the crowd Monday night in Ferguson as a protester was evacuated during a medical emergency. Witnesses said the unconscious woman was suffering an apparent heart attack as demonstrators carried her out of the crowd and toward a street to...
After the decision by the St. Louis Grand jury to not indict officer Wilson was handed down to the public and hostilities broke out in Ferguson, Jake Tapper of CNN interviewed a visibly upset young women named Angel, who said that the...Show More Summary
A succinct moment of fury in Ferguson from a young woman named Angel, who reports that she watched a woman have a heart attack and then get teargassed: "We tired of this. And y'all shoulda seen this coming. Y'all shoulda seen it coming. Now it's here. United States, stand up with us." Read more...
The global health and economic impact of cardiovascular disease, specifically heart attacks, is tremendous. Patient prognosis following a major heart attack, including progressive heart failure, repeat heart attacks, arrhythmias, and mortality, depends on the damage sustained to the heart. Show More Summary
Showing some love to her French fans, Demi Lovato showed up in Paris to promote her new book “Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year” on Friday (November 21). The “Heart Attack” singer was all smiles as she posed for photos and signed autographs...Show More Summary
Physicians from 60 sites treated 161 heart attack patients with their own bone marrow cells, selected for their healing potential and then reinjected into the heart, in an effort to improve the heart's recovery. Their conclusion? Patients who receive more cells get significant benefits.
Patients who receive more cells get significant benefits. That's a key lesson emerging from a clinical trial that was reported this week at the American Heart Association meeting in Chicago. In this study, doctors treated heart attack...Show More Summary
Last year, Dean Dupuy, 46, an engineer at Apple, suddenly died of a heart attack while playing hockey. He experienced no warning symptoms and, with a healthy, active lifestyle, did not fit the profile of someone at risk. Too late to save him, Dupuy’s wife Victoria discovered that early coronary disease can be identified by […]
Republicans are hyperventilating about President Obama's modest immigration reforms. If they had a clue what real immigration reform entails, they'd probably have a collective heart attack. Here are a few reform proposals that go much... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Delivering stem cell factor directly into damaged heart muscle after a heart attack may help repair and regenerate injured tissue. A novel SCF gene transfer delivery system induced the recruitment and expansion of adult c-Kit positive (cKit+) cardiac stem cells to injury sites that reversed heart attack damage in a pre-clinical model. Show More Summary
An English man who survived six heart attacks on his honeymoon now has a son — who will also serve as a daily reminder to the man that saved him.
1. Mike Nichols Is Creating Classic Films And Comedy Sketches With The Angels Now Mike Nichols—who has directed so many classic films that there's not room to even begin listing them here—died of a heart attack last night at the age of 83. Show More Summary
Award-winning director Mike Nichols has died. Nichols, the husband of ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer and father-in-law of CNN’s Rachel Nichols, passed away suddenly last night of a heart attack. He was 83. Sawyer and Nichols celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary earlier this year. Show More Summary
Since 2007, the blockbuster cholesterol pills Zetia and Vytorin have been under a cloud as many doctors questioned their effectiveness at preventing heart attacks – and those questions have caused prescriptions of the pills to fall by more than 50%. Today, that cloud lifts. An 18,000-patient trial shows that Vytorin, which combines Zetia and the […]