International Edition

Wednesday

September, 28, 2016

Breaking News, World News and Taiwan News.
About Us
Subscribe
Advertise
Contact Us
 
 
More Health Topics
  Aging    AIDS    Allergies    Arthritis-Pains    
  Cancer    Children’s Health    Cold-Flu    
  Diabetes    Eye Health    Genetics    
  Hypertension    Infectious Diseases    
  Medicine    Mental Health    
  Nutrition-Fitness    Oral Hygiene     
  Sexual Health     Skin-Beauty     
  Pregnancy-Menopause    Stroke    
  Surgical News    Other    
 
 
Health > Heart
It won't be nearly as much fun as eating candy bars, but a big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.
 
The reason people have more heart attacks when air pollution levels rise may have been revealed by a study on the impact of the BP oil spill on tuna, scientists said Thursday.
 
First guidelines issued to prevent stroke in women
Just as heart attack symptoms may differ between men and women, so do stroke risks.
 
French biomedical firm Carmat said on Friday it had begun the first human trial of its prototype artificial heart, which aims at overcoming shortages of organs available for transplant.
 
People with a glucose-tolerance problem -- a driver of diabetes and cardiovascular disease -- can cut the risk of heart attack or stroke by simply walking an additional 2,000 steps per day, a study said on Friday.
 
Heart repair breakthroughs replacing surgeon's scalpel
Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels.
 
--A combination drug containing niacin failed to lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes and even proved harmful for some with vascular disease, a study released Saturday reported.
 
Man's heart stops for 50 minutes
A college student was involved in a car accident in which his heart stopped for almost 50 minutes and was rescued later by a medical team, Chen Jun-ren (陳俊仁), head of Taipei Veterans General Hospital Emergency Medicine (TPEVGH), said at a press conference yesterday.
 
Just over one in 12 U.S. service members who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had plaque buildup in the arteries around their hearts -- an early sign of heart disease, according to a new study.
 
Heart attack device to be mandatory in public areas
Automated external defibrillators (AED), easy-to-use life-saving electric shock machines, will soon be required in public places in Taiwan to save cardiac arrest victims after the Legislative Yuan amended a related law yesterday.
 
Calendar  
  
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10    <   Prev    Next   >
Subscribe  |   Advertise  |   RSS Feed  |   About Us  |   Career  |   Contact Us
Sitemap  |   Top Stories  |   Taiwan  |   China  |   Business  |   Asia  |   World  |   Sports  |   Life  |   Arts & Leisure  |   Health  |   Editorial  |   Commentary
Travel  |   Movies  |   TV Listings  |   Classifieds  |   Bookstore  |   Getting Around  |   Weather  |   Guide Post  |   Student Post  |   Terms of Use  |   Sitemap
  chinapost search