Respiratory therapists at Augusta University went above and beyond to learn and manage the ECMO machines for critically ill adults, spending 12 hours per day at patients' bedsides.
In the face of obesity, the sex hormone progesterone that helps females get and stay pregnant appears to also put them at increased, early risk for cardiovascular disease, investigators report.
Miles remembers the assistant surgeon telling her “I won’t be the one that takes his life."
Age and obesity appear to create a perfect storm that can reduce blood flow through the tiny blood vessels that directly feed our heart muscle and put us at risk for heart failure, scientists report. They call it “aged fat” and scientists now have...