heart failure

Vectorious' in-heart microcomputers
Hillel's Tech Corner: Vectorious - Taking technology to heart. Literally.

The Vectorious team, which is now more than 30 members strong, has successfully implanted in-heart micro computers in multiple countries across Europe and Israel.

08/05/2020
Virtual image of human heart
How does the coronavirus affect the heart?

There are two dominant cardiac issues related to COVID-19: heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms.

By MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION , RESEARCH/TNS
12/04/2020
A pregnant woman
Pregnant woman dies in delivery, baby survives through C-section

A preliminary post-mortem examination revealed that the cause of death was most likely a rupture of the aorta, which occurred on the way to or at the entrance to the hospital.

The students who saved pregnant teacher's Chen Danziger's life visit her at Hadassah hospital
Pregnant teacher suffers heart attack, two students saved her life

"It's heartwarming to know that I am in a safe place on the part of the students, that they know what to do and have saved my life," said Chen Danziger.

A Magen David Adom emergency vehicle responds to murder call on July 30, 2013.
Father dies of heart failure while sitting shiva for his infant son

Isaac Meir Weis, 31, who lost his infant son last Thursday, suddenly collapsed while sitting shiva.

By MAARIV ONLINE
16/12/2019
600 defibrillators to be installed at lottery booths across Israel

The company hopes to reduce deaths by cardiac arrest following similar successful schemes abroad.

Sleep-learning
Insomnia tied to increased heart attack, stroke risk

After almost a decade of follow-up, there were 130,032 cases of stroke, heart attack and other similar diseases.

By REUTERS
16/11/2019
Digital Health [Illustrative]
Active sex life tied to long-term survival after a heart attack

In the year prior to the heart attack, 67% of the people who didn't have sex also didn't exercise at all, compared with 45% of people who had sex more than weekly.

By REUTERS
04/08/2019
Actor Cameron Boyce arrives at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood, Californ
Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce dies at 20

Boyce, who has a Jewish mother and an African-American father, spoke about his family’s history in his last interview, in May.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
09/07/2019
A CUSTOMER holds a Philip Morris iQOS e-cigarette at an iQOS store in Tokyo last year
‘Philip Morris wants to help a billion people stop smoking’

“I agree that young people should not have access to this product, but it’s extremely important that adults do,” explained Olczak.

By HAIM ISEROVICH
03/06/2019
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