Alexa May Now Save Lives

30 Mar Alexa May Now Save Lives

Amazon’s voice activated device Alexa may now help save lives.  Alexa answers thousands of requests each day about the weather, traffic and other real time information. Now for the first time Alexa will be able to give all instructions for CPR, and warning signs of...

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Head Position Up or Down after a Stroke?

15 Mar Head Position Up or Down after a Stroke?

A new study presented at the 2017 International Stroke Conference (ISC) suggests it does not matter whether a patient’s head is elevated or lies flat following an acute stroke. Researchers of the international study said they found no major benefit to either sitting up or...

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Small Implants May Help Control Blood Pressure

28 Feb Small Implants May Help Control Blood Pressure

Discs about the size of a U.S quarter are being implanted in patient’s wrists to help control their high blood pressure. The discs emit electrical pulses to help stimulate nerves in the arm which then signals to blood pressure control centers in the brain. The...

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