HCA Healthcare opens new freestanding ChampionsGate Emergency department
HCA Healthcare Inc. today opened its new $9.7 million, 11,000-square-foot ChampionsGate Emergency, a freestanding emergency department in Polk County. It provides 24/7 emergency care in the ChampionsGate and Four Corners area of Orlando and features 11 private patient care rooms and a cardiopulmonary resuscitation room, laboratory and imaging services, including a CT scanner, ultrasound and X-ray. Located on 2.38 acres at 8460 Champions Gate Bl vd. in Davenport, it has room to grow. Bradenton-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Susan Lundine Source Type: news

Ageing, Comorbidities, and the Determinants of AF in Athletes Ageing, Comorbidities, and the Determinants of AF in Athletes
How does ageing influence AF risk in trained individuals? This paper examines the complex age-related factors which impact the exercise-AF risk relationship.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

How to live longer: Three health mistakes raising your cholesterol and heart attack risk
LONGEVITY and eating healthy are synonymous but many times what we deem to be healthy is in fact far from it. What are the three health mistakes you could be making which are unwittingly increasing your cholesterol levels, heightening your risk of cardiovascular diseases and hampering your longevity? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SPECT scans identify high-risk heart failure patients
SPECT scans of patients hospitalized for heart failure can help predict thei...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE rolls out MyoSPECT cardiac nuclear medicine scanner Cardiac PET predicts outcomes in aortic stenosis Deep-learning algorithm spots carotid calcium on CT exams Could cardiac MRI screen for heart disease? PET/CT shows link between stress and fatal heart condition (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

High cholesterol WARNING - The four biggest risk factors for high cholesterol
HIGH CHOLESTEROL has a knock-on effect on the rest of your health, increasing your risk of heart diseases, circulatory diseases and premature death. Here are the four biggest risk factors for high cholesterol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meadors Moves to CHI St. Vincent (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Steven Meadors, a vascular surgeon, has joined the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute and is seeing patients at the CHI St. Vincent Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic in Little Rock. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 18, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What Causes Irritability?
Discussion Child abuse or non-accidental trauma is a clinical diagnosis. It is the constellation of history, physical examination, radiographic evaluation, laboratory testing and investigation that determines if child abuse has occurred. Irritability caused by fractures or other trauma can be a presenting symptom of abuse. Fractures can be a presentation but they are also common problems not associated with abuse. Femoral shaft fractures are estimated to account for only 1.6% of all fractures in children, therefore they are potentially more suspicious for child abuse. A review of femur fractures can be found here. A review...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 18, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Hypertension diet: The 2p snack that can lower blood pressure and high cholesterol
HYPERTENSION also known as high blood pressure is nicknamed the ‘silent killer' as this symptomless condition can lead to fatal heart disease or cardiac events. Diet is one of the most effective treatments for high blood pressure, but could this cheap snack bring your blood pressure down? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The 'simple trick' to lower your blood pressure - 'next to no effort'
HIGH blood pressure, also called hypertension, increases your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. It can also cause kidney failure, heart failure, problems with your sight and vascular dementia. Therefore, it should not be ignored. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Visceral fat diet: Can these 5 popular foods reduce stubborn belly fat - expert tips
VISCERAL FAT sticks to the vital organs in your midsection. This dangerous type of fat can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke - but what foods can you eat to lose pounds and shed visceral fat? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease early signs: The 5 symptoms to watch for before a heart attack
HEART DISEASE can lead to fatal heart attacks - here are five symptoms that could indicate an imminent attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TV station looking for stories of unvaccinated fatalities gets flooded with reports of vaccine injuries
(Natural News) About a month ago, WXYZ-TV Channel 7 posted on their Facebook page looking for users who wanted to share stories about deaths among those unvaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19). Instead, the ABC affiliate in Detroit received many stories of harm and death caused by the coronavirus vaccine. User-shared stories include heart issues, blood clots and death Early in September, Detroit’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Can you lower your blood pressure in 3 minutes?
HIGH blood pressure is a major health concern it can seriously increase your risk of heart disease and heart attacks - but can you lower it within a few minutes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA delays Moderna vaccine for teens until heart condition studied: report
The FDA is delaying its approval of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for teens to study whether the shot could increase the risk of a rare... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The four Ps to spot - 'dial 999 for an ambulance immediately'
HEART attacks are medical emergencies often caused by heart disease or blood clots. They occur when the blood supply leading to the heart gets blocked. Here, you can find the four main symptoms beginning with the letter P to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survival after multiple nail gun injuries to the brain, lung, and heart: a case report and a review of the literature - Wang SH, Chen MY, Yan JL, Huang TY, Chang CC, Chien CY.
Most nail gun injuries involve the extremities and result from work-related accidents. Injuries to the brain or thorax are relatively rare, and cases with injuries to both regions are even rarer and often lethal. Initial evaluation, resuscitation, and surg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

FDA delaying decision on Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12-17 due to heart inflammation concerns
The Wall Street Journal reports that the FDA may delay its decision of whether to expand authorization of the Moderna Covid vaccine by a few weeks due to myocarditis concerns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Unanimously Recommended for Emergency Use Authorization by U.S. FDA Advisory Committee
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 15, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) unanimously voted 19-0 to recommend Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for adults aged 18 and older at least two months following initial vaccination with the single-shot vaccine. The vote was based on findings from two Company clinical trials, including the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE 2 study, which evaluated a booster dose of the Johnson &...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

MitraClip Failure: An Uncommon but Dire Occurrence MitraClip Failure: An Uncommon but Dire Occurrence
An international study suggests an incidence in the single digits but poor outcomes in the double digits, including death, for patients with failed MitraClip procedures.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The 10-minute daily 'nostril' exercise proven to lower hypertension
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, paves the way to a heart attack if left untreated. Fortunately, a 10-minute "nostril" exercise has been shown to cause a "marked" reduction in hypertension. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Califf Eyed for Second Term as FDA Chief, News Reports Say Califf Eyed for Second Term as FDA Chief, News Reports Say
News reports citing unnamed sources say President Biden may seek to put noted researcher Robert Califf back in charge of the US Food and Drug Administration.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Half-Dose DOACs Cut Bleeding, Thrombus Risk Post-Watchman Implant Half-Dose DOACs Cut Bleeding, Thrombus Risk Post-Watchman Implant
The risks dropped off sharply after standard postprocedure antithrombotics were replaced by a half-dose DOAC given indefinitely without long-term antiplatelets in an observational study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Exploring the future of heart health for women
Yale cardiologists and WHRY director Carolyn Mazure discuss the state of caring for women ’s heart health and how to improve health outcomes for women. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Walk With a Doc: Patients, Physicians Make Strides Together Walk With a Doc: Patients, Physicians Make Strides Together
Sometimes health is as simple as lacing up your sneakers and going on a walk. And sometimes that choice sparks a worldwide movement promoting health, wellness, and community.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Article Source Type: news

OPSYNVI ® (macitentan and tadalafil) Becomes the First and Only Health Canada-Approved Once Daily Fixed Dose Combination Treatment for Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Toronto, ON, (October 15, 2021) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that Health Canada approved OPSYNVI® (macitentan 10mg and tadalafil 40mg) for the long-term treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH, World Health Organization [WHO] Group 1) to reduce morbidity in patients of WHO functional class (FC) II or III whose PAH is idiopathic, heritable, or associated with connective tissue disease or congenital heart disease.OPSYNVI® should be used in patients who are currently treated concomitantly with stable doses of macitentan 10mg and tadalafil 40mg (20mg x ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

New York City Attorney Was the Picture of Good Health, Until His Doctor Detected a Heart Murmur
Title: New York City Attorney Was the Picture of Good Health, Until His Doctor Detected a Heart MurmurCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart Defibs in Schools Are Saving Staff Lives: Study
Title: Heart Defibs in Schools Are Saving Staff Lives: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

HEART Pathway: Leading in discovery and improved care
In 2016, the emergency medicine world was introduced to the system called HEART Pathway, a clinical protocol and decision support platform that uses objective data to risk stratify chest pain patients. HEART Pathway was developed by a group of Wake Forest School of Medicine scientists led by Dr. Simon Mahler, a professor of emergency medicine. Since its release, HEART Pathway has been adopted by all of the hospitals in the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist system and is seeing increasing accepta nce… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

HEART Pathway: Leading in discovery and improved care
In 2016, the emergency medicine world was introduced to the system called HEART Pathway, a clinical protocol and decision support platform that uses objective data to risk stratify chest pain patients. HEART Pathway was developed by a group of Wake Forest School of Medicine scientists led by Dr. Simon Mahler, a professor of emergency medicine. Since its release, HEART Pathway has been adopted by all of the hospitals in the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist system and is seeing increasing accepta nce… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

Lupin Recalls Irbesartan & Hydrochlorothiazide/Irbesartan Tablets Lupin Recalls Irbesartan & Hydrochlorothiazide/Irbesartan Tablets
The voluntary nationwide recall was prompted by a possible impurity and affects all batches of the antihypertensive tablets.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Takes Steps to Equitably Resolve All Current and Future Talc Claims
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 14, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced that LTL Management LLC (LTL), a newly created and separate subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, that was established to hold and manage claims in the cosmetic talc litigation, has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. This filing is intended to resolve all claims related to cosmetic talc in a manner that is equitable to all parties, including any current and future claimants. Johnson & Johnson and its other affiliates did not file for bankruptcy protection and will continue to operate their bus...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

OneProjects raises $17M to launch imaging platform
OneProjects has raised a total of $17 million in a new financing roun...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian nets FDA breakthrough nod for radioablation unit Ultrasound spots cardiac arrhythmic sites better than ECG ASTRO: Radiation therapy can calm rapid heart rhythm 3D models advance therapy for heart rhythm disorders Echocardiography technique can guide atrial fibrillation ablation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nuts and seeds are good for the heart and help you live longer
EATING nuts and seeds is good for the heart and helps you live longer, a major study claims. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The subtle sign on your face that may appear in 'clusters'
HIGH cholesterol usually goes undetected until it leads to serious heart complications. However, visible warning signs of high cholesterol can occasionally surface. One of which can form "clusters" on your face. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The country owes you’, police and justice conference hears
“The country owes you.” That was at the heart of the simple message that assistant general secretary Jon Richards brought from general secretary Christina McAnea to UNISON’s police and justice conference when it opened in Brighton this morning. Recognising the “incredible work” delegates had done on the frontline during the pandemic – together with the work that activists had done for the union and the union’s members in the same period – he urged them to help prepare for the forthcoming public inquiry into the government’s handling of the crisis. UNISON would be &ldquo...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 14, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article 2021 Police and Justice Conference Source Type: news

Study Points to Ideal Age for CAC Testing in Young Adults Study Points to Ideal Age for CAC Testing in Young Adults
Although a robust predictor of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, few data are available on coronary artery calcium (CAC) testing in younger adults, for whom the CAC burden is typically lower.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

FDA: Anti-Infection Plans on Tap for More Heater-Cooler Devices FDA: Anti-Infection Plans on Tap for More Heater-Cooler Devices
Two companies are testing risk-mitigation strategies for the temperature-regulation systems for open-chest surgery, while two others are telling centers to stop using their devices, the agency says.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Janssen Showcases Commitment to Advancing Scientific Innovation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) at CHEST 2021 Annual Meeting
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – October 14, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today 11* abstracts highlighting data from its pulmonary hypertension (PH) portfolio will be presented at CHEST 2021, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, held virtually October 17-20.Data presentations from eight abstracts will provide additional evidence supporting the role of objective multiparameter risk assessment approaches in helping to optimize treatment and care for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), as well as the impact of earlier and comprehensive therapy with ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

The ‘Great Resignation’ Is Finally Getting Companies to Take Burnout Seriously. Is It Enough?
Toward the end of last year, Anthony Klotz, a professor of business administration at Texas A&M University who studies workplace resignations, realized that a lot of people were about to quit their jobs. A record 42.1 million Americans quit a job in 2019, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, but that rate dropped off during the pandemic-addled year of 2020. As 2021 approached, bringing with it the promise of effective vaccines and a return to semi-normal life, Klotz guessed that two things would happen. First, many of the people who wanted to quit in 2020 but held off due to fear or uncertainty would fina...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

AHA News: Broken Heart Syndrome Is on the Rise, Especially Among Older Women
Title: AHA News: Broken Heart Syndrome Is on the Rise, Especially Among Older WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Another Study Suggests Too Much Fish Oil Could Trigger A-Fib
Title: Another Study Suggests Too Much Fish Oil Could Trigger A-FibCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

‘Sophisticated’: ancient faeces shows humans enjoyed beer and blue cheese 2,700 years ago
Austrian Alps salt miners had a ‘balanced diet’, with an analysis of bronze and iron age excrement finding the earliest evidence of cheese ripening in EuropeIt ’s no secret that beer and blue cheese go hand in hand – but a new study reveals how deep their roots run in Europe, where workers at a salt mine in Austria were gorging on both up to 2,700 years ago.Scientists made the discovery by analysing samples of human excrement found at the heart of the Hallstatt mine in the Austrian Alps.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Agence France Presse Tags: Anthropology Science Europe Austria Biology World news Source Type: news

Getting the relationship right
Collaborative working has become a buzz word, but at the heart of collaborative working is making sure the relationships, cultures and behaviours are right and will support delivery of the outcomes that are desired. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 14, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

D-dimer Unreliable for Ruling Out PE in COVID-19 D-dimer Unreliable for Ruling Out PE in COVID-19
Plasma d-dimer levels to rule out pulmonary embolism in hospitalized COVID-19 patients is not the right assay to use, new research suggests. Most patients already have levels greater than 0.05 μg/mL.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Warning: The popular fruit that 'may increase your risk of heart disease’ - what to avoid
FRUIT contains numerous compounds that reduce your risk of chronic disease but a particular type of fruit can have the opposite effect. In fact, in "severe cases", eating it may actually increase your risk of heart disease - a major killer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Providence St. Vincent renames pavilion for Nike co-founder Phil Knight
The Knights have given Providence $100 million since 2014, philanthropy that seeded a heart transplant program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Providence St. Vincent renames pavilion for Phil and Penny Knight
The Knights have given Providence $100 million since 2014, philanthropy that seeded a heart transplant program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

New FDA Guidance Aims to Cut Sodium in Processed Foods New FDA Guidance Aims to Cut Sodium in Processed Foods
New targets for industry seek to decrease average sodium intake from approximately 3400 mg/day to 3000 mg/day, about a 12% reduction, over the next 2.5 years, the FDA said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

F.D.A. Issues New Salt Guidelines
The new recommendations are aimed at food manufacturers and restaurants. Some experts say they don ’t go far enough. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Salt Diet and Nutrition Food Heart Blood Pressure Restaurants Food and Drug Administration your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Patients lack knowledge on radiation in medical imaging
More than half of patients did not know that chest CT delivers more radiatio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Consider the esophagus when it comes to breast cancer radiotherapy Radiology contributes to high spending costs in cancer care Mammography, DBT safe for accidental exam during pregnancy Radiation therapy for breast cancer boosts risk of heart disease AI helps reduce cancer PET imaging time and dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news