Is Santa Claus at risk of a heart attack?

Osmosis videos often include famous people who have had a disease, and it’s for two reasons: one it helps to destigmatize having the disease, and two, it helps to serve as a memory anchor for remembering the specifics of the disease. Today we’re discussing one of the biggest celebrities of all: Santa Claus! Indeed, because of his age, his relationship […]

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Rx Combo Approved

Together, two medications for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) may help patients even more than one pill alone. I’m Gabe Garza with your latest health news. The FDA recently approved Letairis in combination with Adcirca to treat PAH. The combination of these drugs appeared to slow the progression of PAH and reduce the risk of hospitalization. PAH is high blood pressure […]

Life saving app for recovering heart attack patients

[Music plays] (Dr. Mohan Karunanithi) Every year there’s about 55,000 Australians who suffer a heart attack. That’s, when you look at it, in terms of scale it’s one in every ten minutes somebody’s having a heart attack. So it’s really quite significant. (Professor Darren Walters) And once you’ve had a heart attack you’re at high risk for further problems over […]

Study Uncovers Critical Findings on Cardiovascular Disease

Wanda Johnson was 27 years old when she and some 1400 other Kaiser Permanente members enrolled in the CARDIA study 30 years ago through Kaiser Permanente’s Division of Research in Oakland. CARDIA’s goal is to study the development of cardiovascular risk and disease beginning in young adults. Johnson is one of about 1,000 original participants who are expected to return […]

Know the Warning Signs (Heart Attack)

BOB WELTNER: Before I had my heart attack, I never thought about having a heart attack– I didn’t believe that I would have a heart attack. I felt like I was invincible, I guess. JOAN HAMILTON: So how could I have a heart attack? I wasn’t fat, I exercised–I did everything right. We were thin! BONNIE BROWN: I thought, also, […]

British Heart Foundation – I hate heart disease

It?s so devastating because it left my whole family heartbroken. I hate my job. I hate the misery that heart disease brings. Because it doesn?t just come with the runny eggs and fried slices. Heart disease also lurks amongst the bumps and the buggies. It hides in places you?d least expect. I hate heart disease because it robbed my 13 […]