Nondiabetic heart failure patients who arrive at the emergency department with an elevated blood glucose level may be at risk for death within a month or for developing diabetes later on. A study published recently in the European Heart Journal reported these results from...
Two runners who needed medical assistance during the Naples Half Marathon are doing fine, according to race officials. One of the runners collapsed about 50 yards short of the finish line and was in cardiac arrest, according to a Collier County paramedic.
Lifesavers have been reunited after working together last October to save a mom of four when her heart stopped at an England movie theater. Caroline Kimberling, 37, went into cardiac arrest while she was watching a movie with her two sons....
Is Twitter becoming a new public health database? The latest evidence: A group of researchers has found that analyzing tweets can accurately predict the prevalence of heart disease. In fact, the researchers say, Twitter can serve as a better predictor of coronary heart-disease...
A team of developers from France and Spain with a fondness for Star Wars developed an app for Android Wear to make it easier for good Samaritans to deliver CPR and alert first responders for help. It made a splash at the international...
Someone clenches their chest and collapses in front of you. It's clear they need CPR. There's an app for that. After months of tinkering with technology and years of planning, the city of Fort Collins, Colorado, and Poudre Fire Authority this month launched PulsePoint, an...
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