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Can Alexa Save My Life?

27Jun

Scientists have recently discovered that Amazon Echo, Alexa and even smartphones could soon be used to identify cardiac arrests in its owners. How? An AI-powered tool which could be installed on smart phones and speakers could detect irregular gasps of … Continue reading

  

The Heart of the Matter – everything you need to know about heart health for British Heart Week 2019

14Jun

British Heart Week 2019 takes place from 7th to 15th June. To mark this event we offer a round up of all our heart health articles. From performing CPR to keeping your blood pressure in check, to dealing with a … Continue reading

  

Health 2012: a year in headlines

31Dec

Our health in 2012

In 2012 we’ve found that the standards of health reporting have – largely – improved. Where there have been health scares these have been sensibly and even-handedly reported, ‘wonder cures’ seem to have hit the headlines far less often than we’ve … Continue reading

  

Doctors too quick to resuscitate

1Jun

An enquiry into patient outcome and death has reviewed the care given to 585 acutely ill patients who ended up having a cardiac arrest. They found that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) had become the default action.  It is believed that a … Continue reading