Artificial Intelligence for Cardiac Arrest calls

Artificial Intelligence for Cardiac Arrest calls

by Gabrielle Taylor January 18, 2018

At first, the two don’t seem like the most likely of partners, but Artificial Intelligence is currently being used to take emergency service calls in Denmark, helping to identify if Cardiac Arrest is present in the caller.

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MORE salt gets the green light

MORE salt gets the green light

by Gabrielle Taylor April 06, 2017

The former president of the World Heart Federation has recently warned that guidelines on salt intake are too low and may be increasing your risk of a fatal heart attack.

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Stress less, or risk heart attack

Stress less, or risk heart attack

by Gabrielle Taylor January 25, 2017

We all know that stress has never been a good thing for our health, and now a recent study has revealed a link between stress and an increased risk of heart attack.

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Microscopic spaces, huge impacts

Microscopic spaces, huge impacts

by Gabrielle Taylor January 17, 2017

The size and nature of the space between cells can determine the risk of sudden cardiac death and, if those spaces can be modulated...

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Old adages ring true: walk it off

Old adages ring true: walk it off

by Gabrielle Taylor October 21, 2016

Do you tend to head out for a run following a particularly angering argument or workday? A recent study cautions you against doing so after a link between strenuous exercise and emotional upheaval was found to increase the risk of cardiac arrest.

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A message from the heart: move more, sit less

A message from the heart: move more, sit less

by Gabrielle Taylor September 29, 2016

Today is World Heart Day, and the Heart Foundation Australia is urging you to know the facts about Cardiovascular Disease (CVD).

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A watch that saves lives, that's smart

A watch that saves lives, that's smart

by Mathew Packer May 29, 2016

After getting confirmation via the Heart Rate Glance app on his watch, then 2 more apps on his iPhone, he knew something was not right. The next day a stent was installed in a blocked artery, a problem of which he knew nothing about.

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FRED saves another life

FRED saves another life

by Mathew Packer January 19, 2016

Following chest pains on the golf course, he was taken to the nearby Medical Centre and his heart was restarted by their staff with a SCHILLER FRED easy defibrillator.

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