• Scrap the stethoscope: engineers create new way to measure vital signs with radio waves

    7 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Engineers have demonstrated a method for gathering blood pressure, heart rate and breath rate using a cheap and covert system of radio-frequency signals and microchip 'tags,' similar to the anti-theft tags department stores place on clothing and electronics.
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  • Florida woman pens letter to mother of son's organ donor

    Florida woman pens letter to mother of son's organ donor

    7 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    A 33-year-old woman from Florida wrote to the mother of her son's organ donor to express thanks and sorrow. Kate Harris' son had heart attacks when he was born and needed a new heart.
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  • A different kind of heart attack: New research finds a broken heart permanently weakens the organ in a similar way

    A different kind of heart attack: New research finds a broken heart permanently weakens the organ in a similar way

    7 monthes ago - By Natural News

    Researchers discover that severe emotional distress can damage the heart physically like a heart attack. At least 3,000 adults in the U.K. suffer from Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, colloquially termed as the “broken heart syndrome,” each year. It is caused by bereavement and severe emotional distress, which stuns and weakens the heart. This causes the...
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