Man Having Heart Attack on Plane Saved by Passengers
airplane cabin
September 2nd, 2014
A man who suffered a heart attack on an airplane was saved by a three passengers — a doctor, a policeman and a pharmacist — with the aid of resuscitation equipment and drugs.
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Rapid Response Teams Halve Hospital Heart Attack Deaths
heart attack, rapid response teams
August 31st, 2014
Detecting and treating patients before they have a cardiac arrest isn’t rocket science, but it’s a life saver.
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Americans Are Eating Healthier, Study Finds
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September 1st, 2014
People in the U.S. are eating healthier now than a decade ago, a new study finds.
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Ebola Drug 'ZMapp' Saves Infected Monkeys, Study Shows
An employee of the Public Health Agency of Canada works inside of the National Microbiology Laboratory's "level 4" lab, which is designed with safety measure required for working on the most deadly infectious organisms.
August 29th, 2014
A cocktail of three antibodies against the Ebola virus has successfully treated 18 infected monkeys, researchers reported today. The new results raise hope for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Can Octopuses be Cultivated for Food?
octopus, diet, nutrition, cuisine
August 31st, 2014
As the world’s supply of fish diminishes while the number of humans keeps increasing, it seems these creatures would make an ideal mass-produced food for our hungry mouths.
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5 Ways Gut Bacteria Are Good for More Than Just Your Gut
A cup of yogurt with berries in it
August 29th, 2014
In your body, the bacteria cells outnumber the human cells, and in recent years, researchers have begun to pay more attention to these microbes and their impact on our health.
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Ebola Outbreak: Do Hazmat Suits Protect Workers, or Just Scare Everyone?
hazmat-suit
August 29th, 2014
Wearing full-body hazardous material suits around patients with the Ebola virus may be counterproductive to treating the disease, some researchers say. But other health experts, wary of wearing less protective gear, disagree.
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