Tag Archives: Heart

Marijuana Affects Heart More Than One Can Think Of, Reveals Study

( Representational Image | (Photo credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C, January 21: With traces of marijuana being found in a number of heart patients, physicians worry about the safe usage of the substance considering more States have legalised it for recreational and medicinal use raising its usage level in the past few years. Where smoking tobacco… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

AI provides limited improvement in predicting heart failure outcomes

Outcome prediction for heart failure patients based on routinely collected claims data was not significantly improved by using machine learning and information from electronic medical records. That’s the finding of a study published in the journal JAMA Network Open that compared machine learning with traditional models to predict heart failure. Specifically, investigators leveraged Medicare claims… Read More »

Popcorn stuck in man’s tooth leads to life-threatening infection, open heart surgery

A 41-year-old British man who attempted to dislodge a piece of popcorn stuck in his teeth using various objects claims he later developed a life-threatening infection that required him to undergo open heart surgery.  Adam Martin, a firefighter and father of three from Cornwall, England, said he noticed the piece of popcorn stuck in a back… Read More »