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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 »

Woman warns not to try ‘dry scooping’ trend after she suffered heart attack

It seems every day there’s a wacky new challenge or craze gripping users on TikTok. Sometimes they’re harmless, like the recent McDonald’s chilli oil ice cream hack, but other times they go horribly wrong and leave people fighting for their life, as we saw with the ‘tongue piercing’ magnet trend, which left an 11-year-old boy… Read More »

OnlyFans model suffers heart attack mid-striptease after trying out dangerous ‘dry scooping’ fad

OnlyFans model suffers heart attack mid-striptease after trying out dangerous ‘dry scooping’ fad A TikTok-fuelled craze has people consuming a spoonful of workout powder with no water and is akin to a serious hazardous fad. 2021 Aussie Sex Survey: Which generation nailed it? 1:57 What to expect from COVID post-vaccination 1:14 Bluearth Foundation 0:16 Bluepoopchallenge… Read More »

‘I thought it was just panic attacks, but it turned out I was having a heart attack’

When Colette Ivory Ajili visited her doctor in September 2019 to discuss the recurring “panic attacks” she had been having for four years, she fully expected to be back home with her three daughters (aged 16, 12 and six) within an hour or so. However, the reality couldn’t have been more of a contrast as… Read More »

Omega-3 fatty acids and the heart: New evidence, more questions

My patients commonly ask me whether they should try one supplement or another. Often my answer is equivocal, because for most supplements we just don’t have enough evidence to give a definite answer. This doesn’t mean that a particular patient couldn’t benefit from a specific supplement; it just means I don’t have standardized research to… Read More »