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September 30, 2009

No mini stroke warning for most:study

September 29, 2009

Heart attack study looking at whether giving clot buster in ambulance is best

Doctor who developed STEMI protocol honoured

Thermal Angel blood and IV fluid warmer provides healthcare providers with low cost solution to help H1N1 victims battle hypothermia

Woman with atrial fibrillation face rougher road than men

September 28, 2009

Low Vitamin D linked to high blood pressure

September 25, 2009

Seasonal flu shot may increase H1N1 risk

September 23, 2009

Paramedic clincial decision making during high acuity emergency calls:design and methodology of a Delphi study

Old red blood cells could double mortality in trauma patients

Flu virus can trigger heart attacks in some patients

September 22, 2009

H1N1 infected people continue to shed live virus days after the symptoms

September 21, 2009

Pioneering heart attack program is now Ontario’s first health district wide emergency protocol

New sign of Diabetes risk

Swine Flu vaccines to fall short:WHO

September 18, 2009

New blood pressure drug shows promise

Study questions heart device for women

Most adult Americans at some risk for heart disease

September 17, 2009

Wireless heart pump invented

September 16, 2009

Swine Flu burrows into lungs:study

September 15, 2009

Urgent air transport can be improved:study

Emergency air-medical transport:1 in 20 patients experiences a critical event

September 14, 2009

Swine Flu or allergies: how do you tell the difference?

September 11, 2009

Swine Flu breaks out across US

Resistant Swine Flu may have been spread by campers

September 8, 2009

Paramedics needed in delerium cases:report

Swine Flu deaths top 2,800 worldwide

September 4, 2009

Swine Flu may be less dangerous than predicted:study

September 3, 2009

Second thoughts about stroke treatment could cost lives

September 2, 2009

A few whiffs of smoke may harm your heart

Study details Swine Flu transmission rates

September 1, 2009

Another report finds Swine Flu targeting the young

August 28, 2009

Study:Patients may face radioactive risk from imaging tests

August 27, 2009

Are heart attacks more deadly in women?

Smokers twice as likely to get TB

August 26, 2009

Swine Flu vaccine looks safe so far

August 25, 2009

Heart risks rise with smokeless tobacco

August 24, 2009

Swine Flu explosion coming:WHO

August 21, 2009

Heart attack survival rates rise

August 20, 2009

Ibuprofen rated best for pain of broken arms

Researchers decry use of diabetes drug Avandia

August 18, 2009

Device may offer alternative to Warfarin for Arrhythmia

August 17, 2009

Asthma drug probed for link to cardiac problems

August 14, 2009

Swine Flu may not be any deadlier this fall:experts

August 12, 2009

Passive oxygen flow better than assisted ventilation

August 11, 2009

9/11 responders may be at raised myeloma risk

Swine Flu spreads in Asia

August 10, 2009

Researchers produce first nationwide study of the homeless in ERs

911 responses:Expense of emergency calls add up

Cooling is catching on for cardiac arrest patients

August 7, 2009

9/11 still wreaking havoc on health

Human tests of Swine Flu vaccine start

August 6, 2009

Tamiflu resistant Swine Flu identified along Texas-Mexico Border

Gym class injuries jump in US:study

August 5, 2009

New HIV strain discovered

August 4, 2009

Kids as young as 9 can and should learn CPR life support, researchers say

July 31, 2009

More than 1 in 10 major injuries in Ontario involve high blood alcohol levels

July 30, 2009

Heart failure different in women

New drug promises to reduce damage from a heart attack

Silent strokes often undiagnosed

July 29, 2009

New estimate on Swine Flu in US

July 27, 2009

Swine Flu vaccine by October, say makers

Swine Flu pandemic in early days:WHO

July 24, 2009

Blast injury training inadequate, doctors say

Who’s at risk from Swine Flu?

New drug may reduce heart attack damage

July 23, 2009

Hope for damaged heart muscle

July 22, 2009

A large number of Canada’s healthcare workers averse to flu shots

July 21, 2009

Swine Flu vaccine fast tracked to September?

Heart disease risk factors on rise in Canada:study

July 20, 2009

Swine flu could kill 65,000 in UK, warns chief medical office

July 17, 2009

Heart bypass method raises heart attack, death risk

July 15, 2009

Unstoppable Swine Flu and how to deal with it

July 14, 2009

Dramatic drop in deaths from most common cancers

July 10, 2009

Mini strokes may cause vision loss

July 9, 2009

Fewer dying from aortic abdominal aneurysms

July 7, 2009

Swine flu different from ordinary flu in a number of ways

Caffeine may ease or reverse Alzheimer’s, study suggests

July 6, 2009

CPR survival rates for older people unchanged

June 30, 2009

Slow decline often follows stroke recovery

Study:Alcohol tied to 1 in 25 deaths

June 18, 2009

Psoriasis may raise cardiovascular risk

June 11, 2009

Irregular heartbeat raises stroke risk:study

June 10, 2009

Eyes provide clues to common cause of stroke

June 9, 2009

Obesity may dampen response to asthma meds

June 8, 2009

Key to wound healing may be explained in fish tail

June 4, 2009

Mini stroke can mean major one within hours

1 in 3 kids lack nearby trauma care

June 2, 2009

Value of taking Aspirin to cut heart risk varies

June 1, 2009

Type I diabetes may double in young kids

Stroke group expands time for clot busting drugs

May 28, 2009

Tricorder invented, now EMTs can take vital signs from 40 ft away

May 27, 2009

Whooping cough risks higher among unvaccinated kids

May 26, 2009

Strict blood sugar control lowers heart risks in Diabetes

May 22, 2009

Ambulance phone triage system misses more than 50 per cent of stroke patients

With heart attacks, fast treatment matters

Swine flu immunity higher in older adults:CDC

May 21, 2009

Safe to wait for angiogram for most heart attacks, Canadian doctors find

May 20, 2009

Obese heart patients may live longer

Irregular heartbeat tied to Alzheimer’s disease

May 15, 2009

Survey:heart disease is often underdiagnosed

Traumatic brain injury haunts children for years

Atrial fibrillation more difficult to identify in blacks than whites;might explain lower prevalence, study finds

May 8, 2009

All blood pressure drugs lower risk of heart attack and stroke

Even barely early babies face respiratory risk

Many seniors at risk of malnutrition

May 7, 2009

Medical care for the homeless: Study finds that homes lessen need for emergency care

May 6, 2009

Cholesterol drugs may help in cardiac emergency

May 1, 2009

Paramedics need help to revive marriages: U of T study

Computerized scan detects heart disease

Study predicts dramatic growth in cancer rates among US elderly, minorities

April 30, 2009

Medication errors could be cut:experts

Swine flu cases rising in US, world

April 28, 2009

Seizure drug study to involve patients, medics in Glendale, Arizona

April 27, 2009

US life expectancy rises to record level

April 24, 2009

Silent heart attacks more common than thought

April 23, 2009

Prehospital triage of STEMI patients reduces door-to-balloon times

National benchmarking study reveals best practices for fixing the nation’s ailing emergency departments

April 22, 2009

Anxiety increases pain intensity, disability

April 17, 2009

Researchers create long acting local anesthetic

Former inmates at increased risk of high blood pressure

April 16, 2009

Large waist size tied to increased risk of heart failure in middle-aged and older populations

April 15, 2009

Depression after heart disease increases risk of heart failure

Anti-clotting medications may be associated with brain microbleeds in older adults

April 9, 2009

More kids on blood pressure, diabetes drugs

April 8, 2009

Study links abnormal heart rhythm to SIDS

April 6, 2009

Trauma patient study halted by feds

April 2, 2009

Schizophrenics at increased risk for type 2 diabetes

April 1, 2009

Ranks of Alzheimer’s patients swell

March 31, 2009

Upper limb ischemia during ambulance transfer reduces myocardial perfusion injury in STEMI

March 27, 2009

World’s largest ambulance study focusing on chest pain is now underway in Sweden.

March 23, 2009

Millions could benefit from statins to prevent heart attacks, strokes

March 20, 2009

Faster, better care for heart attack victims

March 19, 2009

Defibrillator may not help many with heart failure

March 18, 2009

Preemie delivery tied to heart woes for women

Aspirin decreases first heart attacks in men and first strokes in women

March 17, 2009

Sleep deprivation linked to prediabetes

Traffic triples heart attack risk

March 13, 2009

New test used to detect heart attacks on the spot

March 12, 2009

CPR can save young lives too, study

March 11, 2009

Heart disease tied to depression, anger

March 10, 2009

Emergency doctors join push for better EMS helicopter safety

March 9, 2009

Second stroke prevention efforts wanting

Mobile phones belonging to hospital workers covered in bugs

March 6, 2009

NHS study produces ejector-seat ambulance design

March 5, 2009

Post traumatic stress tied to suicide risk

Certain combined medications after heart attack may increase risk of death

March 4, 2009

New in-ambulance treatment of heart attack patients expected to save lives, improve outcomes

March 2, 2009

Fainting most common medical crisis on planes, study

Flu spead by unvaccinated NHS frontline staff, report

February 27, 2009

An angry heart can lead to sudden death

February 26, 2009

Head injury while young ups epilepsy risk

February 24, 2009

Early menopause may double stroke risk

New advances may treat stroke faster, better

February 21, 2009

Silent strokes more common in young people than thought

February 20, 2009

Younger stroke patiens may be misdiagnosed, study

February 19, 2009

Researchers tackle improving sudden cardiac arrest survival rate

February 17, 2009

More women than men die of heart disease, but awareness is lacking

Calling 911, not driving to ER saves lives during heart attacks

February 13, 2009

Unexplained chest pains

February 12, 2009

EMS improvements boost cardiac arrest survival, study

Brain helmet could help save lives of stroke victims

February 11, 2009

Alarming increase in prevalence of chronic low back pain

Heart failure linked to memory problems

February 10, 2009

Quick stroke treatment improves outcomes

February 7, 2009

Ground Zero workers still suffer from lung problems

February 6, 2009

Massive shortage of defibrillators costing lives, USA

February 5, 2009

Western Carolina University professor to lead study on paramedic shortage

Heart rate predicts women’s heart risk

Fractures in older adults up death risk

February 4, 2009

Medical shows encourage first aiders, poll

Shift workers’ body clocks studied to prevent certain cancers

February 3, 2009

Diabetes can double odds of Alzheimer’s

January 30, 2009

Concussion’s effects may linger for decades

Some heart failure meds may raise fracture risk in women

Higher blood sugar could impair thinking

January 29, 2009

Faster response linked to improved cardiac survival – Changes in emergency medical services associated with better cardiac arrest outcomes

January 28, 2009

Elderly car crash deaths down in last decade

Chain of Survival saves lives, lessens damage in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in Japan

January 27, 2009

Salt may restrict blood flow to the heart

Gender may influence heart failure treatment

January 26, 2009

Influence of air ambulance doctors on on-scene times, clinical interventions, decision making, and independent paramedic practice

Ambulance call triage outcomes for patients reporting pain

January 23, 2009

Kidney, heart problems may be linked

Discovery could lead to novel arrhythmia treatments

January 22, 2009

Seasonal variation in blood pressure

January 21, 2009

US heart attacks becoming less severe

New clot buster found

January 19, 2009

Sleep apnea seems to wear down the brain

January 16, 2009

Sodium, potassium intake tied to heart disease

January 15, 2009

Emergency anti-seizure treatments to be studied

January 14, 2009

Women with heart attack symptoms see delays in care:study

January 13, 2009

Immediate treatment:El Paso is one of eight sites to test heart attack remedy

January 9, 2009

Measles cases on the rise in Europe:report

January 7, 2009

War vets with headaches could have brain problems

January 6, 2009

Diabetes slows brain function

January 5, 2009

America losing the fight with Type II Diabetes