Machine Learning Effectively Identifies Long QT Syndrome Machine Learning Effectively Identifies Long QT Syndrome
A machine learning model was more effective at detecting congenital long QT syndrome on resting ECGs than manual measurement of QT intervals by arrhythmia experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 21, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Association between the early repolarization pattern and nocturnal suicide attempts - Kameyama H, Sugimoto K, Kodaka F, Okuno K, Masaki T, Nukariya K, Shigeta M.
AIM: Numerous recent reports have highlighted the association between mental disorders and electrocardiographic findings. The early repolarization pattern (ERP) on electrocardiogram has been linked with a history of suicide attempts and attention deficit h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Spotlight on early detection of 3 heart diseases using ECG-AI  
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Too often, the first sign of cardiovascular disease may be a major event like a heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest. Now, researchers and clinicians at Mayo Clinic are using artificial intelligence (AI) technology to flag heart problems earlier, boosting the abilities of a diagnostic test tha t has been around for over a century — the electrocardiogram (ECG).    Early detection of heart disease can make a significant difference in a patient's… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 22, 2024 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Thyrocare to buy home ECG service provider Think Health
Diagnostic provider Thyrocare, backed by Pharmeasy, will acquire a 100% stake in Chennai's Think Health Diagnostics to venture into providing at-home electrocardiogram (ECG) services. The deal, completed on February 1, allows Thyrocare to strengthen its position as a leading diagnostics at-home healthcare service provider and expand into the insurance segment, offering a comprehensive solution for blood and ECG testing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 5, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exercise ECGs Highly Specific for Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction
(MedPage Today) -- Exercise electrocardiographic (ECG) stress tests appeared to reliably indicate that some patients with angina with nonobstructive coronary arteries (ANOCA) actually had coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD), preliminary evidence... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 8, 2024 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

AI-Driven Study Redefines Right Heart Health Assessment With Novel Predictive Model
In a milestone study, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the assessment of the heart's right ventricle, which sends blood to the lungs. Conducted by a team using AI-enabled electrocardiogram... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 4, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: SVY Source Type: news

Scientists create earbuds that can detect an irregular heartbeat - and believe they could replace ECGs in just TWO years
Researchers at Imperial College London have created a device worn inside the ear, and just a little larger than an earbud, which can take an ECG reading all day long. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI May Predict Survival After Heart Surgery
MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2023 -- A technology from the 19th century meets one from the 21st to better help doctors predict who ' ll survive a heart surgery.Cardiologists from three major U.S. hospitals gathered data from the electrocardiograms (ECGs,... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - December 18, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Acute inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction mimicked by direct lightning strike: a case report - Iqbal SB, Rao SJ, Pyrgos GJ, Haas CJ, Padmanabhan S.
BACKGROUND: Direct lightning strikes are rare, and multiple organ systems can be involved. Prognosis is dependent on the severity of the injury. Severe myocardial injury associated with transient electrocardiogram changes, which have been previously descri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning complicated by ischemic colitis: a case report and literature review - Takeuchi I, Yanagawa Y.
A 59-year-old male was found unconscious in a car filled with smoke. On arrival, he was in a semi-comatose state with hemorrhagic shock due to deep lacerations on his wrist. His carboxyhemoglobin level was 16.6%. Electrocardiography showed ST segment eleva... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

‘Zoom fatigue’ may take toll on the brain and the heart, researchers say
Participants were monitored with electroencephalogram and electrocardiogram instruments that recorded electrical activity in the brain and their heart rhythms. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

AI-ECG Gets STEMI Patients to Cath Lab Sooner AI-ECG Gets STEMI Patients to Cath Lab Sooner
An artificial intelligence electrocardiography app cut catheterization lab activation times by 9 minutes in ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - November 16, 2023 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

HeartSciences' MyoVista ® wavECGTM Selected for Heart Screening of Irish Garda National Police Officers
Southlake, Texas, Nov. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- d/b/a HeartSciences HSCS HSCSW))) ("HeartSciences" or the "Company"), an AI-powered medical technology company focused on transforming ECGs/EKGs to save lives through earlier detection of heart disease, today announced that its MyoVista® wavECGTM…#myovista #cardiactltd #cardiact #agsi #gardasíochána #ireland #andrewsimpson #heartsciences #irish #aiecg (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical research shows AI-enabled digital stethoscope can detect pregnancy-related heart disease
New research from Mayo Clinic suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) could improve the diagnosis of peripartum cardiomyopathy, a potentially life-threatening and treatable condition that weakens the heart muscle of women during pregnancy or in the months after giving birth. Researchers used an AI-enabled digital stethoscope that captures electrocardiogram (ECG) data and heart sounds to identify twice as many cases of peripartum cardiomyopathy as compared to regular care, according to a news release from the American… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 13, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Wirral hospitals strike paused as workers win  back pay after lengthy campaign
A strike planned for next week by more than 500 clinical support workers (CSWs) at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been called off after the employer agreed to UNISON’s demand for five years of back pay, says the union today (Friday). The development follows a UNISON campaign over several months, during which workers were on strike for 13 days ahead of the latest offer. The staff are employed at Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge hospitals. Clinical support workers on band 2 of the NHS’s Agenda for Change pay scale should only provide personal care such as bathing and feeding. However, UNI...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 3, 2023 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release HCArebanding Source Type: news