Stories tagged: heart
Wed., April 24, 2019
Scientists have come up with a small robotic device that guides itself safely through a beating pig’s heart.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Apple Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any irregular heartbeat.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane is relocating downtown’s heart sculptures to more secure locations following vandalism that damaged several of the pieces.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
Decades ago, hundreds of nuns and priests made an extraordinary decision: They agreed to donate their brains upon death to science, hoping to help solve mysteries about Alzheimer’s and other …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 5 a.m.
Paul Corby needs a new heart. On that there is no dispute. But Corby, who lives in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, is autistic, suffers from several psychological conditions and takes 19 medications. …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 4 p.m.
Doctors have found a disturbing downside to some powerful new drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer: In rare cases, they may cause potentially fatal heart damage, especially …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
St. Jude Medical Inc. said Tuesday that nearly 350,000 of its defibrillators implanted in patients may short-circuit and stop, a malfunction that may have killed two people.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 10 a.m.
Large study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, show significant health improvements for those who treat high blood pressure aggressively.
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015, 7 p.m.
Plenty of patients, and even some heart specialists, still angioplasty is the way to go to widen narrowing arteries. But study after study has been showing that the conventional wisdom …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2010, 6:54 a.m.
Former President Bill Clinton was recovering at his suburban home with his wife on Friday after leaving a Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure to fix a blocked …
Sat., July 7, 2007
Oklahoma’s torrential downpours and subsequent floods have turned into more than last week’s headlines for five members of Spokane-based Humane Evacuation Animal Rescue Team. The group arrived in Miami, Okla., …