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2013-11-08 23:18:52

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com), announces new blog, “Can I still purchase Seniors Life Insurance if I recently had a heart attack?” (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog explaining how to get life insurance for people who recently had a heart attack. Seniors who recently suffered a heart attack still have access to several types of senior life insurance policies available from major providers. When it comes...

2013-11-07 23:29:08

“First Contact-to-Balloon” Initiative Accelerates Patient Diagnosis, Empowers EMS to Activate Hospital Cardiac Teams Pittsburgh PA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 When a heart attack strikes, time is never on the victim’s side. Without swift treatment to restore blood flow to the heart, a patient’s chances of survival or escaping serious cardiovascular injury diminish by the minute. That’s particularly true for a dangerous type of heart attack called ST-elevation myocardial...

Scientists Inhibit Heart Protein To Treat Heart Attacks
2013-11-06 19:09:41

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Scientists have found it is possible to limit the damage caused by intermittent blood flow during and after a heart attack. Experiments on mice helped researchers discover that inhibition of a heart protein called TNNI3K reduced damage from heart attacks and protected the heart from further injury. These findings have significant potential for heart attack patients in a clinical setting. "Many times, what is done in a lab setting...

2013-10-30 23:01:30

Today, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, (Veterans Health Administration) was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Only four acute care hospitals in San Antonio made the list and only one VA hospital in Texas made it. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Today, South Texas Veterans Health Care System was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the...

First Aid Teams Use Pocket Manual To Improve Heart Attack Survival
2013-10-30 11:29:13

European Society of Cardiology First aid teams are set to improve the survival of heart attack patients with the first pocket-sized manual on acute cardiac conditions. The toolkit was created by expert members of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) to help first aid teams across Europe make the best decisions in seconds after a heart attack. The Acute Cardiovascular Care Association Clinical Decision-Making Toolkit is available...

2013-10-29 23:28:47

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. People suffering from inflammatory bowel disease,...

2013-10-29 23:02:27

“When the temperature outside drops, our blood vessels narrow to prevent our bodies from losing heat. This is a natural response that can also put people with heart conditions and those involved in strenuous exercise at greater risk of having a heart attack,” says Dr. Holly Andersen, director of education and outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Learn How to Keep Your Heart...


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