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Vest sees through chests, to check heart patients' lungs

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

According to The Ohio State University, over half of all patients who are treated for heart failure end up back in the hospital within six months, due to fluid buildup in their lungs. Israeli company Sensible Medical has set out to change that, however, with a wearable device known as the SensiVest. Show More Summary

First-in-Canada Implant of Novel Sensor Device for Heart Failure Patients

In a Canadian first, a medical team has implanted a wireless device inside a heart failure patient, permitting clinicians to monitor the patient's cardiovascular status - virtually and in real-time - and proactively adjust treatment to prevent costly, potentially unnecessary hospitalization.

Hi-tech vest may help keep heart failure patients out of hospital

(MediaSource) About 5.7 million adults in the US suffer from heart failure, and because of a dangerous buildup of fluid in their lungs, more than half of those patients end up back in the hospital within six months. But researchers say a high-tech vest can help doctors monitor a heart patient's symptoms remotely, which may prevent the need for rehospitalization.

Heart Disease Prevention - Why Controlling Diabetes Is Important For Heart Disease Prevention?

Coronary artery disease is the major cause of death in patients with diabetes. It can lead to heart attack, heart failure or angina. The risk of developing coronary artery disease in diabetic patients is known to be several times higher at every level of cholesterol. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Heart failure: Stem cell therapy may worsen heart damage

For heart failure patients, research suggests that using cardiac stem cells for autologous stem cell therapy may exacerbate heart tissue damage.

Thiamine deficiency and heart failure: evidence for an association is mounting

p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }a:link { } From the green journal: Diuretic therapy is a cornerstone in the management of heart failure. Most studies assessing body thiamine status have reported variable degrees of hiamine deficiency in patients with heart failure, particularly hose treated chronically with high doses of furosemide. Thiamine deficiency in

Magnesium is essential to your health, but many people don’t get enough of it

last weekHealth : The Checkup

A deficiency of the mineral may be tied to heart failure, diabetes, stroke and other ills.

Medical News Today: Congestive heart failure: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention

Congestive heart failure makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood through the body, causing the other organs to receive less blood than they require.

Yahoo Stockholders Finally Vote To End The Misery Of Holding Yahoo Stock

Fare thee well, Purple Kingdom, the stench of your failure will keep you alive in our hearts.

Stem Cells in the Treatment of Heart Failure

MyHeart MyHeart - Take Control of Your Health Can stem cells help improve heart muscle in patients with congestive heart failure? The use of stem cells in the treatment of heart failure cases is [...]Read More The post Stem Cells in the Treatment of Heart Failure appeared first on MyHeart.

Safety of gene transfer to treat heart failure supports further clinical development

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Based on the encouraging safety data that has emerged from multiple clinical trials that used different gene transfer approaches to improve heart function in patients suffering from heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, researchers conclude that this therapeutic strategy can be advanced with acceptable risk.

Medical News Today: Acute heart failure: What you need to know

In this article learn about acute heart failure. We look at the causes, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and the treatments available.

CRF Invites NYC Area Heart Failure Patients and Caregivers to Attend Free Seminar on Living with Heart Failure

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will hold a free seminar "Broken Hearts: Living with Heart Failure" on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 for heart failure patients and caregivers at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. The seminar, partShow More Summary

Video Demonstration and Update of Spectranetics’ Bridge Occlusion Balloon

More than 7 million patients worldwide live with pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). These devices are connected to the heart through leads. In some cases, such as lead infection, failure, or recall, it becomes necessary to extract the leads and replace them with new ones. At this time, 15,000 to 20,000 lead extractions are […]

Afghan capital mourns victims of truck bomb blast as anger swirls

KABUL (Reuters) - Kabul on Thursday mourned victims of a powerful truck bomb that killed at least 80 people and wounded hundreds amid growing public anger at the government's failure to prevent yet another deadly attack in the heart of the Afghan capital.

Immigrant Deaths in Private Prisons Explode Under Trump

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

A man killed himself after 19 days in solitary confinement, days before another man died of heart failure.

Beta blockers may not help many heart attack victims, research claims

Study finds 95% of patients who had heart attack but not heart failure saw no benefit, suggesting drugs are overprescribed Many patients given beta blockers after a heart attack may not benefit from being on the drugs, suggesting they...Show More Summary

Scientists identify protein linked to chronic heart failure

(Rockefeller University Press) Researchers in Japan have identified a receptor protein on the surface of heart cells that promotes chronic heart failure. The study, 'Corticotropin releasing hormone receptor 2 exacerbates chronic cardiac...Show More Summary

Signs of a Job Burnout: Should I Quit or Not?

In April 2014, Joey Tocnang died of heart failure while he was staying at the dormitory of the casting company... The post Signs of a Job Burnout: Should I Quit or Not? appeared first on Lifehack. Job burnout is a complicated problem which is easy to spot but harder to solve.

Preterm birth linked to higher risk of heart failure

Babies born preterm run a higher risk of heart failure during childhood and adolescence than those born at full term, researchers report.

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