Archive for the ‘Meditation’ Category

Gestures of emergencies: where to train?

Different organizations provide Attestation of training in first aid (AFPS), which allows to obtain the diploma of first aid. Next to the French Red Cross and firefighters, include other associations whose status follows the law of 1901, the order of Malta, the Civil Protection and a myriad of small organizations such as the white cross. […]

Cardiac defibrillator: 4 minutes to save lives!

More than 40 000 people die each year in France of a cardiac arrest. Several thousand of them could be saved by a defibrillator. A campaign stresses the relevance of their generalization in public places. Between 40 to 60 000 people die each year in France of a cardiac arrest. However, if the defibrillators were […]

Improve stroke

No less than 130 000 accidents strokes occur each year. At the end of the first month, about 20% of patients die while 75% of survivors have permanent sequelae. It is the leading cause of disability acquired from adults, often aged in Western countries. With the increase in life expectancy, this disease will take in […]

First national plan to combat cardiovascular disease

First dated, this three-year plan is an unparalleled scale. With a budget of 30 million to€ uros, the Ministry of health proposes to reduce 20% of cardiovascular diseases over the next ten years. Although his following a skiing accident, the Minister of health Bernard Kouchner has plans of public health at the speed of a […]

Polypill, remedy miracle or vast deception?

Reduce the leading cause of mortality by 80%! This is the incredible announcement of two British researchers. The solution is to be found in the combination of several medicines known cardiovascular disease. But after the hope, the “polypill” is today in the heart of a controversy. The announcement of a compound able to eradicate cardiovascular […]

The research against the bad cholesterol

How to reduce the level of bad cholesterol and increase good? This cruel dilemma researchers rely on several factors. In addition to the search for new drugs, they were able to focus on prevention: nutrition and physical activity. But for young victims of cardiac accident, the cause of the problem might be genetic. Blood cholesterol […]

Good cannabis for the heart?

The main active compound in cannabis may prevent the accumulation of fatty deposits in the arteries. Called atherosclerosis, this phenomenon may lead to heart attack or strokes. No question to make an apology for the seal, it is very low doses! Despite its pain, cannabis remains little studied and little used by physicians. But a […]

The pacemakers in ten questions

More than 40,000 cardiac pacemakers or pacemakers, are implanted each year in France. Do not be afraid of this small device will save lives and that has benefited many technical improvements in recent years. Some answers to questions you might still have to pacemakers. 1. What is a pacemaker? As its name suggests, this device […]

Do forget your medications!

Regardless of the medium used, the important thing is to remember to take the treatment that you prescribed your doctor. Here are a few tips to help you. If one of us does never wondered if he took his medication, he raises his hand. He certainly lies. Or is it there are a few tricks. […]

Have the voltage to the retirement

Until very recently, it was considered as normal as tension increases with age and to have, for example, voltage at 70 17 and 18 to 80 years. The normal voltage of a subject is more than 14 to the figure the highest and 9 for the figure bottom. It tends to rise with age, but […]