The University of Chicago has agreed to pay $2.6 million to settle a malpractice lawsuit claiming the actions of its cardiology staff in July 2014 led to the untimely death of a 61-year-old heart patient.
Medtronic and Viz.ai, an AI-driven tech company, have joined forces to promote the adoption of imaging software that could drastically cut the time it takes physicians to identify suspected large vessel occlusion.
Heart patients exposed to phthalates—a group of chemicals used as plasticizers in the manufacture of plastic medical products—during invasive procedures may be at risk for serious electrophysiological abnormalities, according to a new study.
Toward the end of June, around a dozen American diabetics took an 817-mile caravan ride from Minneapolis to London, Ontario, in an effort to obtain more affordable insulin, CBS News reports. It was the second caravan in two months to make the trip.
A study out of the U.K. has found that, after the nation’s Food Standards Agency relaxed its sodium content regulations in 2011, Brits saw a simultaneous—and related—rise in cases of cardiovascular disease and stomach cancer.
Men taking testosterone replacement therapy for age-related hypogonadism are at an increased risk for ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack and myocardial infarction, especially during their first two years of use, researchers report in the American Journal of Medicine.