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Repairing the Heart: Overcoming Fraud in Stem Cell Research

Repairing the Heart: Overcoming Fraud in Stem Cell Research

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension | 2 comments

In 2018, Charles E. Murry, MD, PhD, Professor and Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Biology and Chair at The University of Washington’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, gave a TEDx talk in Seattle. During the talk, he told the story of Donna, an active 70-year-old mother and grandmother. One day, she had severe pain and...

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Rescue During Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Myth of Tongue-Swallowing

Rescue During Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Myth of Tongue-Swallowing

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension | 1 comment

A-B-C – the beginning of the alphabet, a song by the Jackson 5 or the acronym that anyone who took CPR (coronary pulmonary resuscitation) before 2010 learned means Airway, Breathing, Chest Compression. I just learned that this CPR acronym is out-of-date.  Before 2010 I learned Airways – Tilt the victim’s head and lift his chin to open the...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Atrial Fibrillation & Why You Should Care

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Atrial Fibrillation & Why You Should Care

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

I linger on the flathouse roof, the moonlight is divine. But my heart is all aflutter like the washing on the line.~Nathalia Crane What happens when your heart actually is “aflutter”?  FYI:  You need to see a doctor. 1) What is Atrial Fibrillation? A heart that is aflutter may be in Atrial Fibrillation. The word atrial refers to the atria, the...

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Attention: Go With Your Heart | Medivizor

Attention:  Go With Your Heart | Medivizor

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension, Stroke | 0 comments

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” ~Helen Keller Heart and Soul Perhaps the idea that the soul resides in the heart comes from its constancy.  Our hearts start to beat in the womb at around 6 weeks.   Usually parents-to-be can hear it at their 3 month prenatal...

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