Researchers Tap Inner Fat to Predict Heart Attack Risk

In a study published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers from Quebec City’s Laval University are reporting that a large waistline and high triglycerides — a type of blood fat — substantially increase the risk of coronary artery disease in both men and women Read more:

Study: Pauses between CPR and defibrillation can be deadly

Do not pause between CPR and providing defibrillation because doing so can be deadly. That is the key message to be taken from a new Canadian study that shows for every five-second delay between pumping the heart manually and shocking it back into action, a patient’s chances of surviving cardiac arrest plummet by almost 18 per cent. ANDRÉ PICARD – … Read More