News tagged with death

Implanted heart device linked to increased survival

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are associated with improved survival among heart failure patients whose left ventricles only pump 30 to 35 percent of blood out of the heart with each contraction, according ...

Jun 03, 2014
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Opioid overdose prevention programs may reduce deaths

Community opioid overdose prevention programs (OOPPs)—including the use of naloxone for rapid drug reversal—can improve bystander responses to overdose of heroin and related drugs, according to a review in the June Journal of ...

Jun 03, 2014
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Beware of heatstroke danger for children

With warmer weather on its way, there is an increasing risk of children left alone in vehicles succumbing to heatstroke, said Bev Kellner, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service passenger safety specialist, ...

Jun 02, 2014
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