The Importance of Research for Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment

The Importance of Research for Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment

(light music) – Why is it important to talk about heart disease? Well, it is the leading cause of death in this country. We’ve had dramatic declines in death rates from heart disease over the last 50 years. However, these dramatic declines have slowed, and in fact, last year, the death rate from heart disease …

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Clinical Trial Research on Heart Disease

BEFORE, I WAS LIVING WITH THE IDEA THAT ANY TIME I CAN DIE. FEAR — CONSTANTLY. THE TRIAL WAS AN OPEN DOOR OF POSSIBILITIES. THERE IS LIFE OUT THERE, AND I HAVE TOO MUCH TO DO. Aglae: SHE TALKED TO HER DOCTOR AND SAID, “IS THERE A WAY I CAN DO SOMETHING FOR MY HEART?” …

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Symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest | Cedars-Sinai

Sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack are two different conditions. With a heart attack there is a problem with the blood supply to the heart and it leads to areas of the heart not working as well. With a cardiac arrest there is electrical chaos in the heart and it’s usually fatal within 10 …

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Turmeric: A Hope for Stroke Patients

[MUSIC PLAYING] LESLIE RITTER; During ischemic stroke when a blood vessel is blocked, the tissue downstream of the blockage actually is affected, causing injury and death to just a portion of the brain. NARRATOR: Leslie Ritter, Professor at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and Coordinator for the Stroke Center At University Medical Center, wants to …

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The Importance of Research for High Blood Pressure Prevention and Treatment

The Importance of Research for High Blood Pressure Prevention and Treatment

♪ ♪ Hypertension is kind of a fancy word for high blood pressure. The reason we’re concerned about high blood pressure, or hypertension, is that people who have hypertension have a much greater risk of a heart attack or a stroke, or even some other problems like kidney disease and lower extremity arterial disease. So …

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Gulf Oil Spill and Mental Health

Gulf Oil Spill and Mental Health

ANNOUNCER: By now, the images from the Gulf oil spill are unmistakable- embedded in our minds. But this disaster has also produced a series of great unknowns- the impact on the environment, the economy and the long term health effects of the region. That includes coming to grips with, what one Louisiana Congressman wrote, “the …

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Mental health research at the University of York

Mental health research at the University of York

Mental health problems can cause distress and misery and cost the country over £100bn a year. Experienced by one in four adults and one in ten children mental ill-health can affect anyone, of any age and any background. Research across the University of York aims to find ways to prevent problems and identify, treat, and …

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LIVE IT: Reduce Risk of Heart Disease with a Mediterranean Diet

(upbeat dance music) ♫ Live it ♫ I’m gonna live it ♫ Live it – What comes to mind when you think of the Mediterranean? Perhaps a pristine Italian coastline or a dream vacation destination. Or how about food? The Mediterranean diet has many health benefits that can lower our risk for heart disease. – …

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Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford celebrates its 50th anniversary we show how it has developed over the years and where the team is heading now and in the future the late Professor Michael Gelder founded the department in 1969 and led it until his retirement in 1996 way back in 1960 …

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Improving mental health care in Sierra Leone

Improving mental health care in Sierra Leone

-Sierra Leone emerged from a civil war recently which severely damaged its communities, and especially the infrastructure across the country. 10 years on, they’re still trying to rebuild the health services. Just to give you an example of what this looks like, there’s been estimates recently that there’s about 13% of the population that suffers …

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