Cardiology

Cardiac arrest during air travel: A citizen's crucial role

If you have a cardiac arrest, airports and airplanes appear to be relatively better places for successful resuscitation, mainly due to the proximity of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and responsive witnesses, new ...

Health

Genetics determine hypertension more in women than men

Researchers from the Smidt Heart Institute suggest that, contrary to common belief, the risk of developing high blood pressure has more to do with genetics in women than in men. The effect of genes on hypertension risk, when ...

Medications

Milrinone, dobutamine similarly effective for cardiogenic shock

(HealthDay)—Results from a pragmatic randomized, double-blind clinical trial indicate that milrinone and dobutamine yield similar outcomes in the treatment of cardiogenic shock, according to a study published in the Aug. ...

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