Tag Archives: lifethreatening

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 »

Heart attack: This cooking oil has been proven to prevent the life-threatening condition

A heart attack occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked. Blood carries the oxygen and nutrients that the organs need to work properly. Blood also carries carbon dioxide to the lungs and when a blockage occurs it can be fatal. The blockage is most often a buildup of fat, cholesterol and… Read More »

UK doctors warn of potential life-threatening allergic reaction to e-cigarettes after treating teen

A man vapes at a store on September 17, 2019 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Doctors in the U.K. who recently treated a teenage boy with respiratory failure are warning that the fluid in e-cigarettes could trigger a life-threatening allergic reaction that causes inflammation in the lungs. The doctors diagnosed a… Read More »

Robert De Niro health: The actor’s life-threatening cancer diagnosis – what was it?

Robert De Niro, 76, is a Hollywood heavyweight. He is well known for his work with film director Martin Scorsese over the years. He is currently starring in Scorsese’s The Irishman. What fans might not know is that the actor was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2003. At the time, his publicist released a statement… Read More »

Pre-race screening of runners could reduce life-threatening health issues

(Reuters Health) – – As long-distance races like half-marathons and full marathons become more popular, race organizers and medical directors should consider using online medical screening to identify risky runners and avert medical emergencies, researchers say. After a four-year trial of online pre-race screening and education of non-professional runners in South Africa, rates of overall… Read More »