Heart Attack? Doctors Soon May Have an App for That
FRIDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- There are apps that turn your
smartphone into a metal detector, a musical instrument and a GPS
system, and now there's an app that may help doctors save your life
if you're having a heart attack.
Control of Heart Risks May Vary Among Outpatient Practices
FRIDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- Management of heart disease
risk factors -- such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and
smoking -- varies significantly among outpatient practices in the
United States, according to a new study.
High-Frequency Noise Boosts Math Skills in Study
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- Could you someday zap your
way to a smarter brain? Preliminary new research suggests that it's
a possibility: Scientists report that they were able to improve the
math-calculation skills of college students by buzzing their brains
with doses of random high-frequency noise.
Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk, Study Says
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- People who are obese or out of shape in their 40s or 50s might think it's too late to start getting fit, but new research finds that shaping up in middle age lowers the odds for heart failure later in life.