Antibiotic treatment in patients with sepsis: a narrative review
Sepsis is a medical emergency and life-threatening condition due to a dysregulated host response to infection, with unacceptably high morbidity and mortality. Similar to acute myocardial infarction or cerebral vascular accident, sepsis is a severe and continuous time-dependent condition. Thus, in the case of sepsis, early and adequate administration of antimicrobials must be a priority, ideally within the first hour of diagnosis, simultaneously with organ support.As a consequence of the emergence of multidrug-resistant pathogens, the choice of antimicrobials should be performed according to the local pathogen patterns of r...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured Review: Does stopping smoking make people with heart disease less likely to have another heart attack?
Friday, August 12, 2022 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 12, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Is there a link between cholesterol levels and Long COVID?, ZOE Health Study
According to ONS data, Long COVID affects over 2 million people in the UK and 71% of this group report that Long COVID negatively affects their daily lives. We wanted to investigate to see if there was a link between levels of “bad” cholesterol and Long COVID. We tested the blood of all groups and in the asymptomatic group found a pattern associated with lower risk of heart attack and diabetes. Those with long-lasting symptoms had a higher concentration of low density cholesterol (LDL or “bad” cholesterol), associated with a greater risk of heart disease. We found there was no difference in the profiles of t...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another Study Shows COVID's Danger to Pregnant Women
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 -- Pregnancy significantly increases the odds of devastating outcomes from COVID-19, a new study confirms. Complications from the virus to pregnant women can include heart attack, arrhythmias, heart failure and long-haul... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 11, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More Evidence Salt Substitutes Lower Risk of CVD and Death More Evidence Salt Substitutes Lower Risk of CVD and Death
The blood pressure –lowering effects of dietary salt substitutes have a clear protective effect on hard clinical outcomes, leading to a reduction in heart attack, stroke, and death, a meta-analysis shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Stroke: Two 'signifiant' predictors of the life-threatening condition and a heart attack
A STROKE occurs when blood supply to the brain is suddenly cut off. A potentially deadly situation, strokes can also leave a patient permanently damaged even if they do survive. Several factors can increase someone's risk of a stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Setting our heart-attack-predicting AI loose with “no-code” tools
In the second part of this three-part series, our heart attack predictions take flight. #heartattack (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen in Management of NSTEMI
MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 -- In 2017 to 2019, Black and Hispanic individuals were less likely than Whites to undergo coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention for non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS is sending POLICE officers to heart attack callouts due to paramedic shortage
It emerged today that police officers in England and Wales are being forced to pick up the health service's workload, with armed officers showing up to treat cardiac arrest patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8/10 --A Switch to Salt Substitute Could Slash Your Heart Risks
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 -- Swapping salt out for the salt substitute potassium chloride lowers blood pressure, and thereby the risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular disease, a new analysis finds. " It ' s in processed and prepared foods... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 8, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Sign to watch out for when standing - could predict heart attack risk
HIGH blood pressure is the precursor of serious life-threatening emergencies, ranging from heart attacks to strokes. While having this condition obviously boosts your chances of these health problems, researchers found a sign that could help predict your risk further. Experiencing a certain sign when standing could hold clues. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loneliness Can Be a Real Heartbreaker
The American Heart Association (AHA) warns social isolation and loneliness put people at a 30% higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loneliness Can Be a Real Heartbreaker, Cardiac Experts Warn
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022– Social isolation and loneliness put people at a 30% higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death from either, a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) warns. The statement also highlights the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study Finds Gout Flare-Ups May Increase Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke
A new study offers a good reason to manage gout flare-ups. Here's what to know. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loneliness and social isolation can increase risk of heart attack or stroke 30%
Experts warned in the Journal of the American Heart Association that social isolation and loneliness can raise a person's risk of heart disease and stroke 30%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news