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Lessons in organ-building inspired by Jellyfish

Lessons in organ-building inspired by Jellyfish

by Gabrielle Taylor October 27, 2016

Following his breakthrough realisation, Parker returned to his lab with the view to build a jellyfish-inspired robot, powered by muscles made of living heart cells from a rat.

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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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Technology: Your health in your hands

Technology: Your health in your hands

by Gabrielle Taylor October 07, 2016

Withing’s has recently unveiled another great product, the Body Cardio connected scales, for at-home management and monitoring of heart health, focusing on pulse wave velocity measurements.

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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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Red wine gets another tick

Red wine gets another tick

by Catherine Packer July 21, 2016

With another positive outcome from a recent study, a glass of red wine receives a big tick as apart of a healthy lifestyle.

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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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How does your blood pressure measure up?

How does your blood pressure measure up?

by Catherine Packer March 02, 2016

Recent research in America and Australia has found that we may need to tighten blood pressure guidelines to further reduce the risk of stroke, heart failure & kidney disease.

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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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