What Causes a Heart Attack?
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What Causes a Heart Attack?

Atherosclerosis is not only a tongue twister; it’s the leading cause of heart attacks worldwide. Understanding how this disease can lead to an attack starts with knowing how your immune system works for and against you. The good news is that thanks to medical advancements, people are living longer and surviving in the face of […]

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Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema
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Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco and compounds burn, they release thousands of dangerous chemicals, including […]

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Chimpanzee Testing: Is it the Beginning of the End?
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Chimpanzee Testing: Is it the Beginning of the End?

bjbjLULU JEFFREY BROWN: Scientific experiment with chimpanzees, it’s been a subject of hope and debate for years. In recent months, the federal government has moved to limit some of the research it funds with chimps, but questions remain about whether it should occur under any circumstances. NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien has our look. MILES […]

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Capillary Blood Glucose Testing
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Capillary Blood Glucose Testing

welcome to the clinical scales video for capillary blood glucose testing prior to performing this procedure you must ensure that the patient has been informed of what you about to do and that you obtain verbal consent you must ensure that you then wash your hands thoroughly using the eleven stage approach you must then […]

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Earbuds will measure Blood Pressure Soon 🎧 Valencell BP Earbuds
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Earbuds will measure Blood Pressure Soon 🎧 Valencell BP Earbuds

Valencell, a well-known wearables components-maker has announced the availability of the world’s first calibration-free blood pressure (BP) sensor system for integration in hearables and wearables. Soon we will be able to measure the blood pressure using the earbuds itself. The technology can recognize hypertension with 89% accuracy, which is more accurate than comparable technologies available […]

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Community Care Day 2020
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Community Care Day 2020

Today is Community Care Day, it is a health fair put on by EVMS. medical students here are MacArthur Mall. 1st-3rd year medical students offer a wide variety of education on health issues. The value of this is not only to offer some health screenings such as, blood pressure checks, BMI checks, but also to […]

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