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Researcher discovered her pacemaker is hackable

A Norwegian researcher in cybersecurity, discovered that her heart is being regulated by a pacemaker which can be hacked.

Grip strength can indicate your cause of death

Elderly people who still have a firm grip might have a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, respiratory diseases, strokes and various accidents, according to a Norwegian study.

Pacemakers make heart patients anxious and depressed

Pacemakers save lives, but they also increase fear of heart disease, which can destroy patients’ quality of life and lead to a premature death.

First aid is not only saving lives but also jobs

Immediately helping someone with heart failure will increase the chance of them being able to return to work by 40 per cent.

Too much vitamin D can damage your heart

High vitamin D concentration in the blood is linked to a greater risk of dying from a heart attack.

Scientists discover new way of preventing death from blood poisoning

New method will ensure that blood poisoning patients receive the correct amount of fluid after admission to the hospital.

Surviving hypothermia

If you’re found cold, lifeless, and without a detectable pulse, you’re more likely to end up in a morgue than a hospital. However, with proper first aid treatment, humans can survive many hours of cardiac arrest.

Dietary supplement Q10 lengthens lives

According to Danish research, the dietary supplement Q10 gives almost half of all heart patients a better life and helps them live years longer. ’Buy it if you can afford it,' one scientist recommends.

Doctors: heart transplant recipients should not be kept from exercise

People who have been given a new heart should do high-intensity exercise, says doctors behind a new study that clashes with previous guidelines.

ADHD medication enhances the risk of heart problems in children

A new Danish study indicates that children recieving ADHD medication have a higher risk of getting heart problems.