How Long Does Your Heart Have to Stop For Before You Can't Be Treated?

The question of how long someone's heart would have to be stopped for before you can safely say that regardless of what you do, you're not going to be able to revive them is avery tricky question. It's not as simple as saying after 10 or even 20 minutes there's no hope. For instance, there are countless people who… » 11/04/13 6:20am 11/04/13 6:20am

CardioSen'C: Portable ECG Transmits Data to Doctors Via Cellphones

Attending hospital for an ECG reading could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the CardioSen'C, a portable device that can check for arrhythmia, ischemia, or myocardial infarction. SHL, the Israeli company behind the device, reckons it could help in the fight against cardiac disease—in this country alone 1.5… » 3/27/07 11:58am 3/27/07 11:58am