Category Archives: Cardiac Arrest

Direct Anti-Inflammatory Treatment Of Heart Disease: New Clinical Trial

Direct Anti-Inflammatory Treatment Of Heart Disease: New Clinical Trial

The US National Institute of Health is launching a clinical trial (Phase III) for using Methotrexate as an anti-inflammatory for cardiovascular issues. Methotrexate has been used against cancer, some autoimmune disorders,  even abortion!   This is a very potent drug, what is the NIH ‘s drive for this clinical trial [1]? …Read the Rest

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

MND: Nutrition is always a substantial part of the prevention of disease. Heart disease is no exception. We follow here 8 of these nutrients that have been shown in at least one study to have heart health benefits. Here they are:  Lycopene, Cocoa, Zinc, Soy , vitamin B12, Fish oil, Onions, …Read the Rest

Pollution: Cadmium exposure and cardiovascular disease (sciencedirect)

Pollution: Cadmium exposure and cardiovascular disease (sciencedirect)

MediNewsDigest: According to this Korean study : “… findings suggest that cadmium in blood may be associated with an increased risk for IHD (ischemic heart disease)  and hypertension in the general Korean adult population…” MediNewsDigest: ischemic heart disease reduces the flow of blood to the heart, it can cause heart failure …Read the Rest

Dental surgery may be linked to heart problems  (Reuters)

Dental surgery may be linked to heart problems (Reuters)

MediNewsDigest: Cause(s)of the hightened risk of heart attacks  are unclear: Bacteria? Change of drug regimen? To be followed…

Cooling Therapy After Massive Cardiac Arrest

Cooling Therapy After Massive Cardiac Arrest

MediNewsDigest:   One of the most hopeful stories we have read about a brand new method to maintain brain health in a patient having suffered cardiac arrest. The article is at Reuters . In a nutshell the body which has undergone cardiac arrest is substantially cooled  and the slowly brought back to …Read the Rest

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