Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to know about bystander CPR and coronavirus risk

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't changed the fact that bystanders play a crucial role in improving survival rates for cardiac arrest. But providing potentially lifesaving CPR requires extra considerations amid the coronavirus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests on the rise during COVID-19 crisis

(HealthDay)—Stress placed on the heart by COVID-19, a hesitancy by people to call 911, and even reluctance on the part of bystanders to perform CPR may be boosting rates of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, a new report finds.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US govt experts warn against virus drug combo promoted by Trump

A US government expert panel has formally recommended against using a drug combination promoted by President Donald Trump to fight the coronavirus, because of its potential harmful impact on the heart.

page 1 from 58