Tag: "jolt" at medical news
Practice makes perfect when implanting cardioverter-defibrillator devices
...rrhythmia, it can automatically deliver a shock to jolt
the heart back into a normal rhythm. The researchers analyzed Medicare records for 1999 through 2001 to identify patients who received cardioverter-defibrillators and also how many of those patients received hospital treatment for complications withi...
Mirrors can trick the brain into recovering from persistent pain, research suggests
...ng down stairs, miss the last step and then feel a jolt
of surprise. "In missing that bottom step, you jar the prediction that your brain had made about what was going to happen, triggering an alert to the body that things are not as you expected, hence the feeling of surprise. "This is because in most ca...
Trusted head injury prevention technique debunked
... from a traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or jolt
to the head. Moreover, previous research conducted by Tierney found that women are more susceptible to these types of injuries than men. Before Tierney's latest findings, many scholars and trainers believed that resistance training could reduce the...
Smokers seven times more likely to receive jolt from heart devices
...d were seven times more likely to have the devices jolt
their hearts back into normal rhythm than nonsmokers with the devices. When the devices fire, it can feel like a thump or even a strong kick to the chest. "Eleven percent of cardiovascular deaths are related to smoking, and previous studies have show...