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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Monday, April 29, 2013

New study examines cost effectiveness of helicopter transport of trauma victims

February 4, 2013

Despite fears, ambulance diversion ban does no harm, study

January 15, 2013

EMS strategy change gets heart patients faster care, research

January 7, 2013

Ban on ambulance diversion doesn’t worsen ER overcrowding, study

November 14, 2012

Only 15 % of patients with anaphylaxis receive epinephrine from paramedics

August 9, 2012
Study: ER overcrowding a problem for care at California hospitals serving many minorities

July 30, 2012

True cost of alcohol related ambulance call-outs revealed, research

July 27, 2012

Prehospital EKG worthwhile for chest pain, study

July 24, 2012

EMS study:cardiac arrest drugs help or hinder?

July 13, 2012

Ambulance crews failing to flag stroke arrivals, study

July 10, 2012

Study:Trauma patients fare better in helicopter than ambulance

July 5, 2011

Research suggests more paramedics could perform CPAP for people with acute respiratory issues

June 12, 2012

More patients should be taken to trauma centres, study finds

May 2, 2012

Key factors linked to lower death rates among patients with heart attacks, study

April 30, 2012

Thyroid condition linked to heart problems, study

April 18, 2012

Trauma patients taken by chopper may fare better, research

April 11, 2012

Pain relief cuts heart attack victims’ survival chances, study

March 16, 2012

Many stroke victims not calling 911, study

March 8, 2012

Cold air may raise heart attack risk during exercise, study

February 28, 2012

Study links body clock with sudden cardiac death

February 7, 2012

Anemia may boost death risk after stroke, study

February 1, 2012

Research advances understanding of hypoxic response

January 31, 2012

Varying blood pressure between arms risky to heart, study

December 28, 2011

Smoking in pregnancy may thicken fetal arteries, study

November 22, 2011

Hypertension to hit 26 % of adults by 2013, study

November 16, 2011

Diabetes may hit 1 in 10 adults by 2030

November 15, 2011

Mini strokes linked to earlier deaths, study

November 14, 2011

Fake marijuana may trigger heart trouble in teens

November 1, 2011

Blood pressure drugs at bedtime may cut heart risk, study

October 25, 2011

Female shift workers may face higher heart risks, study

October 14, 2011

Firefighters not much help on medical calls, study

October 6, 2011

Mild strokes may have hidden effects, study

October 5, 2011

Study suggests link between sleep deprivation and Alzheimer’s

Smoking tied to stroke 10 years later, study

October 4, 2011

1 in 4 adults treated for high blood pressure:report

Blood test may spot stroke

September 29, 2011

Ambulance diversion and survival among patients with acute myocardial infarction

September 12, 2011

Aging, not menopause raises women’s heart risks, study finds

9/11 tied to increase in acid reflux disease

September 6, 2011

Study:People drive themselves to hospital after heart attack

September 2, 2011

Medical college study finds little benefit in CPR device

Longer CPR before shock no help in cardiac arrest, study

August 30, 2011

Single gene tripled loss of lung function for 9/11 paramedics, firefighters at World Trade Center

August 25, 2011

Over 90 % of heart attack patients requiring angioplasty get it within recommended 90 minutes, researchers

August 23, 2011

New drug puts squeeze on heart failure

August 12, 2011

Smoking linked to raised risk of irregular heartbeat, study

August 3, 2011

Researchers may be able to predict who will survive first heart attack

August 2, 2011

Strokes during pregnancy, childbirth on the rise, study

July 27, 2011

Blood stored too long may threaten patient safety, study

July 21, 2011

Study shows effectiveness of patient transport by helicopter

July 19, 2011

Poorer, less educated youth more prone to hypertension, study

July 11, 2011

Painkillers may raise risk of dangerous heart flutter, study

July 6, 2011

Quit smoking drug tied to heart risks

July 5, 2011

Military members face raised risk of osteoarthritis, study

June 28, 2011

Nearly 350 million diabetics worldwide, study

June 22, 2011

Negative pressure wound therapy does not promote healing:research

June 9, 2011

Weight loss surgery linked to rise in fracture risk, study

June 8, 2011

More stroke patients get clot busting drugs, but barriers remain

June 7, 2011

Diabetes patients may have higher fracture risk, study

June 6, 2011

Stroke awareness among women too low, report

June 2, 2011

Alcohol related hospital admissions rise sharply:report

June 1, 2011

Study finds almost 1 in 5 young adults has high blood pressure

May 17, 2011

Study emphasizes importance of immediate care for stroke victims

May 12, 2011

Delayed CT safe in kids head trauma, study

May 6, 2011

Asthma rates climb in US, study

May 5, 2011

Women often deprived of lifesaving heart procedures, study

May 2, 2011

Thyroid drugs may raise fracture risk in elderly, study

Death rate declines for Americans with hypertension

April 21, 2011

Off-label use of clotting drug soars, report finds

April 14, 2011

Higher rate of morning heart attacks not due to blood pressure:study

April 11, 2011

Long term ecstasy users at risk for brain damage, study

April 6, 2011

Study reveals increased incidence of major adverse cardiac events in patients with severe psoriasis

April 1, 2011

Death rates of children, young adults show reversal, study

March 30, 2011

Most Helo EMS flights medically necessary, study

March 30, 2011

Nicotine raises blood sugar levels in lab, study

March 25, 2011

Critical care outside hospitals incomplete, unpredictable, and inconsistent across UK, study

March 22, 2011

US unprepared for major radiation emergency, study

March 15, 2011

Study shows how paramedics can cut avoidable deaths

March 1, 2011

Severe heart attack no more deadly for women than men, study

February 25, 2011

COPD may make shingles more likely, study

February 24, 2011

People with bowel disease at higher risk of blood clot in lungs, legs

February 23, 2011

People confused over when to call an ambulance, study

Placebo effect may work in reverse, study

February 22, 2011

Antipsychotic drugs raise heart risks, experts warn

February 16, 2011

No benefit to lowering blood pressure in acute stroke, study

February 15, 2011

New drug helps patients with atrial fibrillation

New heart pump could cut stroke risk

Lack of sleep increases stroke & heart disease risk, study

February 11, 2011

Poor health more likely on the coast, study

February 9, 2011

Obesity has nearly doubled worldwide since 1980, report

February 8, 2011

Rare form of stroke affects young people

Multiple heart scans linked with cancer risk

February 3, 2011

New study sheds light on pediatric stroke

Study:African-Americans live longer after stroke

Head injury risks linger, study

February 2, 2011

STEMI & heart failure;how the EMR tracks and improves care

Heart findings a wake-up call for Canadians

January 28, 2011

Shockable cardiac arrest more common in public settings than home, study

Air ambulance services in the Arctic 1999-2009: a Norwegian study

January 24, 2011

Stroke risk may be higher in HIV patients, study

Second heart attack not always tied to original blockage, study

More kids seizures reported after flu shot:FDA

January 20, 2011

Blood clotting drug could save injured soldiers, research

Worsening depression adds to heart failure risk, study

January 19, 2011

Smoking harms DNA within minutes:study

January 14, 2011

Too much TV may be linked to heart attack, death risk

January 12, 2011

Prozac may speed physical rehabilitation after stroke

January 10, 2011

Diabetes soaring among American adults:report

January 6, 2011

On-scene IV fluids for patients:Lifesaver or time waster?

Helicopter transport increases survival for seriously injured patients:study

December 31, 2010

Obese drivers face a higher risk of dying in serious car crashes, study finds

December 16, 2010

Smoking raises Rheumatoid Arthritis risk, study

December 10, 2010

Concussion syndrome can differ from boys to girls

December 9, 2010

Aspirin cuts death rate from several cancers, study

December 7, 2010

Healthcare workers face lifestyle pressures, study

December 6, 2010

Common sleep complaints may be tied to heart threat, study

Diabetes increasing in NB, study

December 2, 2010

Hands only CPR works but survival still low, study

December 1, 2010

Cancer, heart disease leading cause of death for Canadians, study

New blood thinner raises safety flag

November 30, 2010

Even with helicopter EMS, hospital transfer can delay treatment for heart attacks:study

November 29, 2010

Diabetes epidemic will hit half of US by 2020, study

Binge drinking increases heart disease risk

November 24, 2010

Link between low salt levels, fracture risk in older adults

November 23, 2010

Kids’ ER trips decline after cold drugs pulled

November 22, 2010

Canadian doctors speed treatment for heart attack

Veterans with PTSD at higher risk for heart disease

November 19, 2010

High blood pressure treated by nerve zap

November 18, 2010

Paramedics to cool patients in world-first trials

Statewide program speeds up heart attack care in North Carolina

November 17, 2010

Prehospital clot buster medication speeds treatment time, lessens heart attack damage

Device improves survival of heart failure patients:study

November 12, 2010

Heart attack patients need to get to hospital sooner, researchers

November 10, 2010

Postal code could affect risk of dying from a heart attack, study

November 9, 2010

New blood thinner easier to use, study

Check life saving devices after time change, experts

November 8, 2010

Asthma linked to lung cancer risk, study

November 5, 2010

Brain difference found in smokers, study

Heart risks with off label use of clotting drug

November 4, 2010

Night shift more dangerous, study

November 2, 2010

Dirty hands rampant in Saskatoon health staff, says area director of infection control

October 29, 2010

Heavy smoking linked to Alzheimer’s, study

October 27, 2010

Cape Coral to study transporting patients

October 26, 2010

Study among first to examine morphine administration by paramedics

October 20, 2010

Change in how paramedics use oxygen could reduce deaths, study says

October 18, 2010

New CPR guide stresses hard, fast pushes

October 13, 2010

People involved in ATV crashes more likely to die from serious trauma:research

October 12, 2010

Emergency IO access in helicopter EMS: a retrospective study

October 7, 2010

Chest compression only CPR saves more lives, study

High-strength saline fluid used by paramedics fails in brain therapy, study

October 5, 2010

Experts:New H1N1 Swine Flu pandemic unlikely

September 29, 2010

Celiac disease on rise, especially among seniors:study

September 28, 2010

Texting taking a deathly toll on roads

Diabetes drug Avandia pulled in Europe

September 24, 2010

High blood sugar levels increase infection risk from general surgery:study

Antipsychotics may be linked to blood clots:study

September 21, 2010

Rheumatoid arthritis IV drugs risk severe reaction

September 20, 2010

Frequent flare-ups a worse COPD type?

Illegal drug use is higher than in nearly a decade, report finds

September 17, 2010

Magnet treatment may help stroke patients

September 16, 2010

New drug-resistant superbugs found in 3 states

September 15, 2010

In sudden cardiac arrest, chest compressions matter:study

Unneeded hospital transfers add to US health cost burden, study says

September 14, 2010

Recurring Stroke Risk Higher for Some Hispanics

September 13, 2010

Working overtime adds to heart risk for out of shape men:study

Emergency visits for stomach pain rose over decade:study

Dementia warning signs identified in Type II diabetics

September 10, 2010

Heart disease risk varies by education level

September 9, 2010

Splints equal to casts for kids’ wrist breaks:study

Short sleep duration associated with elevated risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke

September 8, 2010

Study identifies risks for painkiller addiction

September 7, 2010

New antibacterial peptide effective against infections in burn or blast wounds

Short sleep duration increases risk of psychological distress:study

September 3, 2010

Low Vitamin D linked to heart failure deaths

Dementia risk doubles in PTSD veterans:study

September 2, 2010

Stent implantation linked to blood clot risk in black patients

September 1, 2010

Alcoholics overestimate their ability to recall things:study

August 31, 2010

ER visits for concussion soar among kid athletes:study

August 30, 2010

Type 2 diabetes may have link to Alzheimer’s

In some patients, hypertension meds may raise blood pressure:study

August 27, 2010

Migraines with aura may raise stroke risk:study

August 26, 2010

Study:Directives help patients get care they want

August 19, 2010

Amphetamine abuse associated with increased risk of aortic dissection

August 18, 2010

Experts predict normal H1N1 season this year

Deaths from heart attack rise with delays in care

August 17, 2010

Hundreds of PTSB soldiers likely misdiagnosed:study

Tylenol tied to childhood asthma:study

August 13, 2010

Colder weather may trigger heart attacks:study

Eye disease affects one in three diabetics:study

Rare meningitis linked to drug Lamictal

August 12, 2010

Many stroke victims stop taking meds:study

New superbugs emerge in Asia, UK

August 11, 2010

H1N1 pandemic officially over:WHO

August 9, 2010

Poorest people at highest heart disease risk:study

August 5, 2010

Heart attack survival rises in octogenarians

August 3, 2010

Vaccine scares may do more harm than previously believed to population’s herd immunity

July 30, 2010

During CPR, locking lips may not be necessary:studies

July 28, 2010

As temperature rises, so does seniors’ risk of hyperthermia

July 24, 2010

En route diagnoses by medics saves heart attack victims’ lives:study

July 23, 2010

Heart attack study:bypass ER, save lives

Regrowing body parts closer to reality

July 22, 2010

Researchers use Ecstasy to treat PTSD

July 21, 2010

Women at greater risk for serious angina than men:study

July 20, 2010

Stroke risk higher in hour after happy hour

July 19, 2010

Dementia may differ in those with and without diabetes

July 16, 2010

Alzheimer’s may increase seizure risk

July 15, 2010

Heart attack care is getting better, report finds

Asthma sufferers often have other diseases, study

July 14, 2010

Scientists engineering advanced wound dressings

July 8, 2010

Home births linked to higher newborn death rate

July 6, 2010

Tape measure helps gauge heart risk

July 5, 2010

Obesity rate swells in 28 states:study

June 25, 2010

Increase polio vaccination, journal urges

June 22, 2010

CDC statistics reveal misuse of prescription pain drugs up 111% in 4 years

June 21, 2010

Nearly all stroke risk preventable:study

June 18, 2010

COPD patients may be overtreated with steroids

June 17, 2010

Diabetes diagnoses expected to surge:report

June 16, 2010

Injuries more frequent in poor areas:study

Anti-bleeding drug cheap way to save lives

June 15, 2010

Elderly patients most likely to use ambulances to transport to ERs, critically ill

Latinos least likely to arrive by ambulance:study

June 14, 2010

Heart attacks down sharply, study finds

June 11, 2010

CPR saves lives with digital ER

June 10, 2010

Patient safety in EMS:report

Study:Uninterrupted chest compressions key to CPR

New device can suck out stroke causing blood clots

Heart risk higher for short people:review

June 9, 2010

Strokes cost Canada $2.5B a year:study

June 4, 2010

H1N1 still a pandemic:WHO chief

June 3, 2010

Treatment time key for heart attack survival:study

June 2, 2010

Flu may migrate rather than die out:study

Waiting to clamp the umbilical cord may be better for babies:study

June 1, 2010

Scientists plan device to reduce rural road deaths

May 26, 2010

Study finds shortcomings in CPR education

May 19, 2010

Loyola hopes to extinguish heart disease among among first responders

May 18, 2010

Caffeine reduces on the job mistakes

May 17, 2010

Slow down that ambulance for better CPR:study

Many could recognize stroke, but few would act:study

Data shows ambulance fees will deter emergency calls for help

May 13, 2010

Air pollution increases heart attack, stroke risk

Overtime boosts heart attack risk

Heart disease deaths fall 35% in Ontario:study

May 12, 2010

High speed care:How fast should ambulances go?

May 6, 2010

Lack of sleep linked to premature death

May 5, 2010

Diagnosing heart attacks may be only a lick and a click away

May 3, 2010

Heart healed by remote controlled robot

April 27,  2010

Ventilator tubes recalled after 3 deaths

April 20,  2010

Study to analyze public works costs

April 19,  2010

Most people unaware they’ve had a minor stroke

Heart risks vary by ethnicity:study

April 16,  2010

Paramedics key to decreasing prescribing errors

April 15,  2010

Fewer Ontarians being admitted to hospital with stroke/TIA:study

April 14,  2010

AEDs save lives in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

April 13,  2010

H1N1 response needs frank review:WHO

April 12,  2010

Fewer health care providers move around Canada

April 9,  2010

Mexican Americans less likely to call 911

April 6,  2010

New explanation for cardiac arrest

March 30,  2010

H1N1 pandemic call to be reviewed

March 30,  2010

Herbal diet product poses heart risk

March 29,  2010

Mexican Americans less likely that Whites to call 911 for strokes

H1N1 virus yields up more secrets

March 26,  2010

When heart is in crisis, high blood pressure a good sign

March 24,  2010

COPD found in 1 in 10 adults

March 22,  2010

Public defibrillators improve survival

March 19,  2010

Rescue workers can prevent brain damage with icy nasal spray

WHO says rise in drug resistant TB unclear

March 17,  2010

Studies demonstrate over-utilization of pre-hospital emergency care

March 12,  2010

Alzheimer’s epidemic hitting minorities hardest

March 11,  2010

Bleeding alert sounded for stroke drugs

Superbug MRSA on rise in Canada

March 10,  2010

Half of stroke victims can’t get proper care fast enough

March 9,  2010

Air travel could raise risk for heartbeat irregularities

March 8,  2010

Low number of flu cases stymie experts

March 5,  2010

Mouth to mouth with CPR best for kids:study

March 4,  2010

Hypothermia save UAB patient after heart failure

Clot buster more critical for female stroke victims

March 1,  2010

Simple device cuts heart attack severity

February 26,  2010

New heart CT delivers far less radiation:study

H1N1 still in peak phase:WHO

February 19,  2010

Road bumps may trick defibrillators in ambulances

Study on CPR during ambulance transport of cardiac arrest patients named best professional research presentation

February 18,  2010

High blood pressure found in 19 per cent of Canadians

February 17,  2010

1 in 3 chance of developing asthma:study

February 16,  2010

Mumps outbreak hits New York, New Jersey

Low IQ may up heart disease risk

February 12,  2010

ICU patients at risk for rare heart rhythm problem

February 10, 2010

H1N1 Swine Flu down, but not out

PEI a bad place for a heart attack:study

February 9, 2010

Calgary best place to have a heart attack:study

Too few adults get recommended vaccinations

February 8, 2010

Whooping cough outbreak hits BC’s West Kootenay

February 5, 2010

Clues to sudden infant death found in brain

February 1, 2010

Nuisance 911 case under review

January 28, 2010

Defibrillators called for in all arenas

Oregon study plays key role in finding clues to cardiac arrest

January 27, 2010

Early EKG seems to improve odds after heart attack

January 26, 2010

Cervical collars probably dangerous to trauma patients:study

Halting ambulance diversions didn’t affect ED waits:study

January 25, 2010

Even mild lung disease affects the heart

Cancer survival doubles for smokers who quit:study

January 18, 2010

H1N1 not a fake pandemic:WHO flu chief

January 15, 2010

Rinks look to buy defibrillators after rescue

January 14, 2010

Faster heart rate may raise risk of heart attack death

January 13, 2010

Benefit of immobilizing trauma victims questioned

January 12, 2010

As Swine Flu wanes, don’t be fooled

January 11, 2010

Childhood cancer survivors targets for heart disease

January 5, 2010

Low flu activity reported in Canada and US

December 22, 2009

Swine Flu wanes but future uncertain

H1N1 deaths top 10,000:WHO

December 21, 2009

New stroke tool may predict recurrence

December 17, 2009

Contributors to heart failure identified

December 16, 2009

A cross sectional study of Victorian mobile intensive care paramedics’ knowledge of the Valsalva manoeuvre

December 15, 2009

Blood thinner combos risky for heart attack patients

December 10, 2009

H1N1 Swine Flu less severe than feared

Big drop off in Swine Flu deaths in Canada

December 9, 2009

Swine Flu continues to wane

More H1N1 cases reported in Nunavut

December 8, 2009

Opioid deaths skyrocket since 1991:study

December 4, 2009

Study uncovers ways to speed up heart attack care

H1N1 activity in Canada easing

December 2, 2009

Swine Flu numbers down in US

Spike in bacterial infections with Swine Flu

November 27, 2009

DeHiGate develops prototype box for emergency services

November 24, 2009

Scientists announce H1N1 mutation

New technique improves odds in cardiac arrest

November 20, 2009

Chances of surviving a cardiac arrest at home or work unchanged in 30 years

November 19, 2009

Elderly treated less aggressively for heart attack

November 18, 2009

Survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest nearly double

November 17, 2009

First ever multi-national attitudinal survey on CPR reveals CPR performance needs improvement

November 10, 2009

H1N1 not yet at peak:scientist

November 6, 2009

Prehospital triage immediately successful in boosting rates of thrombolytic therapy for stroke

Keeping hearts pumping with LifeFlow

November 5, 2009

Swine Flu study on N95 masks retracted

November 4, 2009

Anemia drug may raise stroke risk in kidney patients

November 2, 2009

Diabetes on the rise in US

Toronto acute stroke protocol increases timely thrombolysis

October 30, 2009

Migraine with aura can double stroke risk

Stroke patients’ access to clot-busting drug increases dramatically when they’re rushed directly to regional stroke centers:study

October 29, 2009

Heart attacks on the rise in women

October 26, 2009

Blood protein may predict heart attack but not stroke

Swine Flu deaths rise to nearly 5,000:WHO

October 23, 2009

2/3 of heart failure patients don’t get major drug

Hip fracture, cardiovascular disease linked

Calling it in:New Emergency Medical Services system may predict caller’s fate

October 22, 2009

Timing of oxygen after stroke may matter

October 21, 2009

Prehospital ECG by paramedics improves STEMI reperfusion times

Posttraumatic stress may raise death risks

October 20, 2009

A drug to cure spinal cord injuries?

October 16, 2009

Sask. braces for 200,000 Swine Flu cases

October 14, 2009

Lab study makes strides in mending hearts

Shingles may raise risk of stroke

October 13, 2009

Early defibrillator after heart attack may not pay off:study

October 9, 2009

Headphones may threaten heart device performance

October 8, 2009

Study supports rapid and aggressive blood pressure reduction as a treatment option in patients with hemorrhagic stroke

Paramedic assessment of pain in cognitively impaired adult patients

October 7, 2009

Study:ER patients wait too long for care

Drug combo may prevent heart attacks, strokes

October 6, 2009

More stroke victims get clot busting therapy

October 5, 2009

Bacteria have role in Swine Flu deaths

Heart pacing devices hold promise for heart failure

Aspirin use in seniors study

October 2, 2009

Diabetes may affect women’s heart rhythm

Blood thinner may cause skin lesions

Mini-stroke found to precede 1 in 8 strokes

October 1, 2009

Heart attack patients need more chest compressions:study

Ambulance services in the US – new market anlaysis released