Hypertension News and Articles

Jul 19, 2019

Protect your heart in the heat



Broken heart syndrome linked with cancer

Study Highlights: In an international study, 1 in 6 people with broken heart syndrome also had cancer.Broken heart syndrome, when the heart?s main pumping chamber temporarily enlarges and doesn?t pump well, is known to be associated with emotional ...

Bystander CPR less likely for black kids in poorest neighborhoods

Study Highlights: African American kids from the most disadvantaged areas are about half as likely to receive emergency bystander CPR following an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest than white children in disadvantaged or more prosperous ...

Cardiac arrest among hospitalized patients may be underestimated

Study Highlights: More patients may be having cardiac arrests in the hospital than previously believed.The health burden of in-hospital adult cardiac arrest is about 38% greater than earlier reports and 18% greater for children, according to one ...

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