Archive - Sep 2015

Archive - Sep 2015

September 1st

Carbonated Drinks Linked with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest of Cardiac Origin

Carbonated beverages are associated with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests of cardiac origin, according to results from the All-Japan Utstein Registry presented for the first time today at ESC Congress. The study in nearly 800,000 patients suggests that limiting consumption of carbonated beverages may be beneficial for health.

Most Americans' Hearts Are Older Than Their Age

Higher heart age means higher risk of heart attackes and stroke. Heart attacks can lead to sudden cardiac arrest.

LONDON, UK--Your heart may be older than you are – and that’s not good. According to a new CDC Vital Signs report, 3 out of 4 U.S. adults have a predicted heart age that is older than their actual age. This means they are at higher risk for heart attacks and stroke. Heart attacks can lead to sudden cardiac arrest.

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