Medical research Aside from hearts being used in transplant, they are also commonly used in medical research(Frost and Sullivan 2017). In this paper, I will be evaluating the uses of hearts in drug testing and medical education. Drug testing is where a medical drug goes through a process of trialing to screen for efficacy, dosage, toxicity, and side effects the drug may have(Novartis 2016). Overall drug trials are used to see if a new medicine works as it should (NHS...
Introduction Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a class of heart- or blood-vessel diseases (Mendis, Puska, and Norrving, 2011). CVDs include coronary heart disease (CHD) known as Ischemic heart disease (IHD), myocardial infarction (MI), generally known as heart attack, stroke, rheumatic heart disease (RHD), cardiomyopathy, and other heart disease (Mendis et al., 2011; Celermajer, Chow, Marijon, Anstey & Woo, 2012). CVD cause nearly 34% of deaths in the UK (Nichols et al., 2012) and is still the foremost cause of deaths in...
Abstract- In the current era deaths due to heart disease have become a major issue. Approximately one person dies per minute due to heart disease. Data is generated and has to be stored daily because of fast growth in Information Technology. The data which is collected is converted into knowledge by data analysis by using various combinations of algorithms. Medical professionals working in the field of heart disease have their own limitations, they cannot predict the chance of getting heart...
Abstract Wearable heart rate monitors are widely used these days due to its easy mobility and sleekness. There are a lot of different heart rate monitors available in the market and consumers generally don’t have a clear idea about which device would be better. Objective: Compare the accuracy of heart rate monitoring technology in 4 different watches. Method: Heart rate monitoring feature of four latest models of smartwatches from different brands were compared with a clinical ECG device. These devices...
Death is a thought that a majority of people are afraid of and nobody really knows what is going be the cause of death for them. That is why it is always good to get a yearly check up with a physician to make sure that you are healthy in order to try to avoid the leading causes of death in America. The top three causes of deaths in America are heart disease, cancer, and accidents (National Center for Health...
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“Maybe there is a beast… maybe it’s only us” (Golding 183-195). As Humans we fight with doing good and bad constantly, but how does that shape our surroundings? In William Goldings novel Lord of the Flies, a group of young British boys get stranded on an island and are completely isolated from the rest of the world. As Readers, we mostly follow Ralph, as he attempts to bring the boys together and form a civilization. The kids must find ways...
Coronary ailments (i.e., CHD) is a major reason for death in the top advanced countries and is swiftly expanding in frequency among developing nations. Death rates from cardiovascular problems surpass one million deaths every year in United States of America and record for biggest ailment related expenses to health with the approximate expenses evaluated to surpass 120 dollars billion with reference to each fiscal year. Numerous diet-related factors, including saturated and total fat utilisation, fruits and vegetable intake ratios, are...
Research report Claim: Stems cells have the potential to improve life. Research question: Does umbilical cord stem cells or 3D printed mini heart have the most potential to repair or replace damaged cardiac tissue in vascular disease patients? Rationale Cristy Lytal from the Keck School of Medicine of USC claimed that ‘if you lose a limb, it’s lost for life. If you damage a kidney, you won’t grow a new one. And if you have a heart attack, the scars...
“Can Heart failure be managed effectively with non-pharmacological measures?” The heart’s main functions are to pump blood, nutrients, oxygen and hormones around the body. There are two types of heart failure; Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) or systolic failure and Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) or diastolic failure. 70-75% of cardiac patients suffer from systolic heart failure and this is where the left ventricle loses its ability to contract normally. Diastolic heart failure is where the...
Coronary artery disease is one of the most normal but dangerous disease in the world. It spreads widely because the huge morbidity. Coronary artery disease is always happen in people who are smoking, drinking too many alcohol, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, overweight, high stress in their life, and, family history. For the family history, if your parent, grandpa, grandma or even your ancestors have coronary artery disease, you may also have coronary artery disease. Coronary artery disease will make...
In this essay, I’m going to discuss whether there really is a relationship between chocolate consumption and heart health problems. I will formulate my conclusions based on the analysis of studies devoted to this topic. Studies Review First of all, I want to review the studies that have been conducted and highlight their results. For example, Veronese et. al. (2018) try to have an insight into the relationship between the consumption of chocolate and health outcomes due to its ingestion....