Ovarian cancer is hard to diagnose in its early stages because it has vague symptoms, such as constipation, bloating, and back pain.
Many premature infants need mechanical ventilation to breathe. However, prolonged ventilation can lead to problems like respiratory diseases or ventilation-induced injury.Jonas Naumann and Mareike Zink study the physics of mechanical stress from ventilation at Leipzig University, in Leipzig, Germany and discovered some of the mechanisms that explain why premature lungs are especially sensitive to stress.
Hafiza Khan, MD, at Baylor Scott & White Health, shares important heart health tips for women. What You Need to Know: Take time to focus on yourself Hormonal changes can affect the stability of a woman’s heartbeat Maintain a good…
Agreement aims to help make clinical trials more efficient and lead to faster advances in patient care
A new grant will fund a multidisciplinary team to study the ability of the nervous system to prevent fatal arrhythmias.
Agreement aims to improve patient care and outcomes on a global scale
Wireless or leadless pacemakers, commonly implanted in adults, may be a safe and effective short-term option for children with slow heartbeats, according to new research published today in Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association.
During the Jan 2. Monday Night Football game, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, 24, collapsed after experiencing a cardiac arrest. This condition occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating because of a problem with its electrical system. When this occurs,…
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 23, 2022 – Thermedical®, a developer of thermal-ablation systems to treat ventricular arrhythmias, announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an open-label, single-arm interventional clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Thermedical® SERF Ablation System with the Durablate® Catheter in people with ventricular tachycardia (VT) resistant to conventional treatment.
The June issue of SLAS Discovery is now available Open Access on ScienceDirect.
In a study published in the September issue of the journal Communications Biology, UNLV neuroscientists show that chronic hyperglycemia impairs working memory performance and alters fundamental aspects of working memory networks.
Two MedStar Health hospitals are now offering an FDA-approved treatment for patients who have had persistent atrial fibrillation for more than a year. The Hybrid AF™ Convergent Therapy is available both at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.
The research team discovered it could improve irregular heart rhythms – even when the heart’s blood supply was completely shut off – by altering concentrations of common electrolytes in the bloodstream.
September is National Atrial Fibrillation Month, and Stephen L. Winters, MD, director of the Cardiac Rhythm Management Program, Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, wants the public to know some surprising facts about this increasingly common heart condition.
New generation implant has improved safety and performance features for those with atrial fibrillation
Ann Apasewicz was hesitant to seek care at the height of the pandemic, but consulting her NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn doctor saved her life