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High-Rise Residences Raise Risk Of Deadly Heart Attack
High-Rise Residences Raise Risk Of Deadly Heart Attack
People who experience a cardiac arrest on the third floor or above of a high-rise building have lower survival rates; above the 16th floor, their chances of survival are "negligible," according to research published in the Canadian Medical Association ...
One-Hour Window for High-Sensitivity Troponin MI Rule-Out Backed in Studies
One-Hour Window for High-Sensitivity Troponin MI Rule-Out Backed in Studies
High-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI) assays used with low cutoff values, performed within the first hour after presentation, safely and effectively ruled out MI in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain in two European...
Doctors Changing Their Approach To Common Heart Attack Treatment
Doctors Changing Their Approach To Common Heart Attack Treatment
After a heart attack, doctors are changing practice trends as the debate continues on optimal time to administer antiplatelet therapy, researchers report.
How Stress Increases Seizures For Patients With Epilepsy
How Stress Increases Seizures For Patients With Epilepsy
It is well known that stress can increase the frequency and severity of seizures for patients with epilepsy. Now, researchers have shed light on why this is, and they may have even found a way to stop it. Published in the journal Science Signaling, the...
Sorry, We Don't Take Obamacare
Sorry, We Don't Take Obamacare
Amy Moses and her circle of self-employed small-business owners were supporters of President Barack Obama and the Affordable Care Act. They bought policies on the newly created New York State exchange. But when they called doctors and hospitals in Manh...