Archive: 08/31/2011

Prolonging CPR doesn't help heart patients: study

A study involving nearly 10,000 cardiac arrest patients from 10 North American regions has shown that extending the period of initial cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by paramedics and firefighters from one to three minutes ...

Aug 31, 2011
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US man survives pruning shears in eye socket

An 86-year-old American has made a stunning recovery after a gardening accident left him with a pair of pruning shears impaled through an eye socket deep into his skull.

Aug 31, 2011
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Dangerous arrhythmia analyzed in a heartbeat

Just one second, one heartbeat. That's what is needed for a new, noninvasive functional imaging technology to record data for locating the source in the heart of a dangerous cardiac arrhythmia called ventricular ...

Aug 31, 2011
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Research gives new hope to those with rare vascular cancer

A specific genetic alteration has been discovered as a defining feature of epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE), a rare but devastating vascular cancer. These findings have also been used to develop a new diagnostic test ...

Aug 31, 2011
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