Heart Health

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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Turn your health around in the new year

Turn your health around in the new year

by Gabrielle Taylor January 10, 2018

Finally, some good news: you can turn your health around, even once you’ve reached middle-age.

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SCHILLER Australia's Top Tips for Surviving the Silly Season

SCHILLER Australia's Top Tips for Surviving the Silly Season

by Gabrielle Taylor December 21, 2017

Christmas: A time of the year filled with eating too much and drinking even more. As lovers of all things heart and health related, SCHILLER Australia has decided to put together a little list of tips to help you survive your silly season happily AND healthily.

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3D Printing Helping Heart Surgeons

3D Printing Helping Heart Surgeons

by Gabrielle Taylor December 13, 2017

With the help of 3D printing, combined with other more traditional methods of examination, Doctors at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit are conquering difficult operations that were once prone to postoperative complications.

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Heart Study: All you need is a watch and a phone

Heart Study: All you need is a watch and a phone

by Gabrielle Taylor December 06, 2017

Apple has, just this week, launched an Apple Heart Study with the release of the Heart Study app. All you need is an Apple Watch and an iPhone to participate.

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Lack of sleep linked to lifelong health issues

Lack of sleep linked to lifelong health issues

by Gabrielle Taylor November 30, 2017

Hypertension: with increasing prevalence, it is now a major health concern all over the world. And sleep could help you prevent suffering from it!

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E-Cigarettes Not So Safe

E-Cigarettes Not So Safe

by Gabrielle Taylor November 22, 2017

According to a recent study, e-cigarettes may impair heart muscle function.

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An Ultrasound for Inside the Heart?

An Ultrasound for Inside the Heart?

by Gabrielle Taylor November 08, 2017

Have you ever imagined what the future of heart imaging might look like? Did you ever think it would look a little like the image above? Well, it looks pretty amazing to us and it sounds as though the future of imaging might very well be upon us.

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What to look for in a blood pressure monitor

What to look for in a blood pressure monitor

by Gabrielle Taylor November 02, 2017

If you have some kind of blood pressure related health concern, it’s important to have a device on-hand that is able to monitor your blood pressure accurately and efficiently.

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ECG Test vs. Blood Test for Heart Attacks

ECG Test vs. Blood Test for Heart Attacks

by Gabrielle Taylor October 05, 2017

ECG tests for heart attacks are widely considered the norm, but recent studies out of London suggest that a simple blood test may be a more effective option for detection and swift treatment.

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Need an Ultrasound? There's an app for that!

Need an Ultrasound? There's an app for that!

by Gabrielle Taylor September 14, 2017

A recent clinical trial has demonstrated that the camera on your smartphone can noninvasively provide detailed information about your heart’s health.

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Is standing the new smoking?

Is standing the new smoking?

by Gabrielle Taylor September 07, 2017

Stand-up desks have taken off recently as part of a new trend to promote healthy living and prevent workers from sitting for an entire work shift. However, it is now believed that predominantly standing all day can in fact have a detrimental effect on people’s health.

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Inflammation linked to Heart Disease

Inflammation linked to Heart Disease

by Gabrielle Taylor August 31, 2017

A drug that fights inflammation can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had one heart attack and are at high risk for another, a new study finds.

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Could this be the Gold standard in wearables?

Could this be the Gold standard in wearables?

by Gabrielle Taylor August 23, 2017

With an aim to reduce the bulky health sensors that are currently used by practitioners, scientists have created a super-thin wearable that has the ability to record data through skin.

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Early-stage heart disease diagnosis via handheld scanner

Early-stage heart disease diagnosis via handheld scanner

by Gabrielle Taylor August 17, 2017

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Heart disease myths debunked

Heart disease myths debunked

by Gabrielle Taylor August 10, 2017

Know the facts: Heart problems are no longer an issue exclusively associated with old age, but increasingly young and middle-aged individuals - especially with current numbers of obesity, type II diabetes, hypertension and other risk factors becoming more prevalent at a younger age than ever before.

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Workout to relieve work stress

Workout to relieve work stress

by Gabrielle Taylor July 19, 2017

Have you been feeling stressed lately? A recent study suggests there is one key thing you can do this afternoon to help!

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Atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients with Ischaemic Stroke

Atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients with Ischaemic Stroke

by Gabrielle Taylor June 15, 2017

The study revealed that, after non-large-artery stroke, three 10-day Holter-electrocardiograms (ECGs) increased the detection rate of atrial fibrillation by 9% compared with standard care involving only one 24 hour Holter-ECG.

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Dangers of a gluten free diet

Dangers of a gluten free diet

by Gabrielle Taylor May 10, 2017

Gluten is a natural protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, and in recent years many people have cut the substance out of their diet, leading researchers to question the long-term effects of such behaviour.

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Take your heart in your own hands

Take your heart in your own hands

by Gabrielle Taylor April 27, 2017

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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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Bad news for Avocado lovers

Bad news for Avocado lovers

by Gabrielle Taylor March 10, 2017

A recent study suggests you might just be at risk of health problems if you happen to overindulge in the not-so-good stuff.

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Are your painkillers killing you?

Are your painkillers killing you?

by Gabrielle Taylor February 23, 2017

As a consumer, you’re probably aware of some of the side effects of your common over-the-counter pain killers. You take precautionary methods to protect yourself, such as only ever taking ibuprofen with food to avoid stomach ulcers. But what about the side effects you can’t prevent with a little lining of the stomach?

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Life's Simple 7

Life's Simple 7

by Gabrielle Taylor February 02, 2017

Follow these seven small goals to help you achieve increased heart health in 2017. Go on, your heart deserves it!

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