When a worker on a remote island in the South Pacific had a heart attack, a physician and a nurse were there from Remote Medical International to treat his symptoms.
Up to half of all heart attack cases are missed using just one data source Failure to use linked electronic health records may lead to biased estimates of heart attack incidence and outcome, warn researchers in a paper published on bmj.com today. Show More Summary
New research published in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy has revealed that blood thinners account for around 7 percent of medication errors in hospitalized patients. Blood thinners reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke by preventing the development of blood clots in the arteries and veins. Show More Summary
Failure to use linked electronic health records may lead to biased estimates of heart attack incidence and outcome, warn researchers in a paper published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). They show that up to 50% of all heart attack cases are missed using just one data source. Show More Summary
Blood thinners are the preferred treatment option to prevent heart attacks, blood clots and stroke, but they are not without risk, and not just because of their side effects. These high-risk drugs, known as anticoagulants, account for nearly 7 percent of medication errors in hospitalized patients. read more
They show that up to 50% of all heart attack cases are missed using just one data source. These findings may be relevant to other common conditions, such as stroke, and support the wider use of linked multiple record sources by clinicians,...Show More Summary
Brain power in older people at risk for vascular dementia seems to improve more from a Mediterranean diet with added mixed nuts or extra virgin olive oil than from a low-fat diet that is typically followed to prevent heart attack and stroke, according to the results of a Spanish trial. Show More Summary
Thank the olive oil or the nuts, but something about the Mediterranean diet could help older brains to act young again. There’s plenty of evidence that the Mediterranean diet can contribute to a lower risk of heart attacks, stroke, childhood asthma and even cancer. Show More Summary
Bottling up emotions is thought to harm both mind and body, but a new study suggests that doing the opposite may be no better. In a study of nearly 4,000 heart attack patients, those who recalled having flown into a rage during the previous...Show More Summary
Post by Sasha Brown-Worsham Last week, my mother-in-law died suddenly of a heart attack in her sleep on Mother's Day. There are no words for the grief and shock and pain this sent through our family as we rushed to pack all of our things...Show More Summary
There may have been a bumpy road in the process but it looks like Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas maintained a friendship after their split in 2010. In an interview with ABC's "Nightline," the "Heart Attack" songstress explained, "We wereShow More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard evacuated a 50-year-old heart attack victim from the ship Saturday.
The six best math students at the all-boys Browning School on Manhattan's East Side were given bad news, and then worse news. Their math teacher had suffered a heart attack and would not be returning to teach—that was the bad news. The...Show More Summary
What diet is best for you after you've had a heart attack, or after being diagnosed with coronary artery disease? Until recently, dietary recommendations for people with coronary artery disease have been largely guesswork. But recently, evidence from clinical studies has clarified the answer.... Read Full Post
Heart attack or heart failure patients may have a high risk of death or re-admission for a month or longer after leaving the hospital, researchers said at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Scientific Sessions 2013. Show More Summary
Your chances of surviving a heart attack could be significantly effected by the hospital you get sent to, an Australian research team has discovered. The amount of variation in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) care in A/NZ emergency rooms was found to be alarmingly high, which can impede the delivery of timely and effective care for heart attack sufferers. More »
Other measures are needed to assess patients' cardiovascular risks Among patients with chronic kidney disease, those with very low kidney function had a higher risk of having a heart attack than those with higher kidney function over a four-year period. Show More Summary
Pretty sure I just had a heart attack. Read more...
The Breitbart Embassy on Capitol Hill will host a memorial gathering for Chip Gerdes, a behind-the-scenes conservative operative, who died last week of a sudden heart attack. He was 42. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
An experimental, inexpensive iPhone application transmitted diagnostic heart images faster and more reliably than emailing photo images, according to a research study presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care andShow More Summary