Heart rupture as an acute complication of cocaine abuse: a case report - Esposito M, Liberto A, Zuccarello P, Ministeri F, Licciardello G, Barbera N, Sessa F, Salerno M.
The purpose of this study is to show a very rare complication of acute cocaine poisoning, namely heart rupture. In the present case report, acute cocaine intoxication caused massive myocardial infarction, resulting in heart rupture and cardiac tamponade. A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Addressing the helper's and victim's gender is crucial in schoolchildren resuscitation training-a prospective, educative interventional trial - Wingen S, Ecker H, Schroeder DC, Bartholme B, B öttiger BW, Wetsch WA.
This study aims to identify whether gender characteristic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Acute myocardial infarction after Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) bite - Rathnayaka RMMKN, Ranathunga PEAN, Kularatne SAM.
Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) is a deadly venomous snake that causes most snakebite deaths in Sri Lanka. It is widely distributed all over the country, and it commonly causes venom-induced consumption coagulopathy and neuroparalysis. Cardiotoxic manife... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

University of Leeds study to examine impact of endurance sport on heart health
The University of Leeds project will see heart monitors fitted under the skin of more than 100 men. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contrast agent pooling on CT suggests imminent cardiac arrest
Contrast agent pooling on CT -- known as the CAP sign -- suggests patients ar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cardiac CT poised to become an increasingly valuable tool Visual CAC assessment on CT exams compares well with cardiac CT results Does CT CAC scoring improve heart disease risk assessment? ECR: CT offers safe alternative to coronary angio for CAD diagnosis New studies show how CT reveals 'silent' atherosclerosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Overtime goal lifts Rangers to Game 7 comeback win over Penguins to win series
The resiliency, the no-quit fire and the insatiable desire to be a winning club has been at the heart of the Rangers all season long. And that is why this Rangers team was able to rally from a... #artemipanarin #stanleycup #comebackwin #playoffs #penguins (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is in the Differential Diagnosis for Brown and Grey Skin Conditions?
Discussion This is the fourth in a short case series of differential diagnoses of colored skin conditions. An introduction to dermatological terminologies and information about colors can be found here. A differential diagnosis by distribution and common pattern can be found here. For red, orange and yellow conditions, a review can be found here. For green, blue and purple conditions, a review can be found here. For black and white conditions, a review can be found here. Note that any color can be a normal variant for an individual or is physiologic for a given state. Acanthosis nigricans causes dark brown-black patches or...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 16, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and CKD Face Poor COVID Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- SAN DIEGO -- Certain factors were highly predictive of severe COVID illness in hospitalized patients who had type 2 diabetes (T2D) and chronic kidney disease (CKD), a researcher reported. In a single-center study of patients... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 15, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

John Fetterman, candidate in Pennsylvania Senate race, suffered stroke Friday
"I had a stroke that was caused by a clot from my heart being in an A-fib rhythm for too long," Fetterman said in a statement released Sunday afternoon. #pennsylvaniasenate #johnfetterman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: The blood type linked to 8% higher risk of the deadly condition - study
A HEART attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is suddenly blocked. Also known as a myocardial infarction, a heart attack is an emergency situation requiring imminent treatment. Even if a person survives a heart attack, a lack of blood to the heart can seriously damage the heart muscle. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Buffalo shooting: how white replacement theory keeps inspiring mass murder
This once fringe ideology, which was at the heart of Nazism, has gained mainstream traction thanks in part to the likes of Tucker Carlson on Fox News #tuckercarlson (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investigational Liver Drug Also Effective in Patients With Hypothyroidism
(MedPage Today) -- SAN DIEGO -- Treatment with resmetirom effectively reduced liver fat among patients with hypothyroidism and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a phase III trial. In an open-label part of the MAESTRO-NAFLD... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 15, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Taboo stops south Asian people in UK seeking help for dementia, says charity
Exclusive: Alzheimer ’s Society says fear of embarrassment or misunderstanding stops thousands coming forwardThousands of south Asian people living with dementia in the UK are being denied access to help and support because stigma and taboo deter them from getting diagnosed, a charity has warned.People from south Asian communities are more likely to develop dementia than the general UK population due to being at higher risk of other illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, that increase the risk of dementia.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 15, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Alzheimer's Dementia Health Society UK news Science Source Type: news

Authorities say the suspected Buffalo supermarket shooter traveled from hours away. Here's what we know
Authorities say the suspect who fatally shot 10 people and injured three others Saturday at a Buffalo supermarket in the heart of the city's Black community traveled from another New York county... #supermarket #supermarketshooter (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: The symptom affecting one in five people ‘for weeks or months’ – study finding
WHEN COVID-19 was first detected in the UK over two years ago no-one quite knew how it would affect the human body. What was known was that it would affect key elements of the cardiovascular system such as the lungs and the heart. Two years on and scientists have learnt Covid also affects the way the body hears as well as the way it breathes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news