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Aortic Occlusion to Enhance Blood Flow to Brain and Heart: Interview with Habib Frost, CEO of Neurescue

Neurescue, a medtech company based in Denmark, created the NEURESCUE system, a balloon catheter designed to occlude the aorta, resulting in a significant increase in blood flow to the heart and brain. The mechanism is intended to provide emergency treatment for patients suffering a hemorrhage or cardiac arrest. Both hemorrhage and cardiac arrest represent unmet… Read More »

Dash of milk for heart health

A dash of milk could make all the difference to a healthy heart according to new research from the University of South Australia that finds people who regularly consume milk have a lower risk of heart disease. Conducted in partnership with the University of Reading, the world-first study used a genetic-approach to investigate causal relationships… Read More »

Having ‘one or two alcoholic drinks’ a day may prevent heart disease, scientists say

Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may help protect the heart by dampening stress-related signals in the brain, research suggests. S scientists found that when compared to being teetotal or indulging in excessive levels of alcohol, moderate drinking – equivalent to one drink for women and two for men per day – is associated with a… Read More »

Study links hydraulic fracking with increased risk of heart attack hospitalization, death

The Marcellus Formation straddles the New York State and Pennsylvania border, a region that shares similar geography and population demographics. However, on one side of the state line unconventional natural gas development — or fracking — is banned, while on the other side it represents a multi-billion dollar industry. New research takes advantage of this… Read More »