Tag Archives: Prevent

New Device Monitors Blood Flow Through Radial Artery to Prevent Occlusions Post PCI

Following transradial percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), the radial artery can occasionally occlude, potentially resulting in serious complications. Radial occlusion is treated by applying compression, but clinicians have no idea whether nor how much blood is flowing through the artery. Moreover, once an occlusion happens in the radial artery, it cannot be used again as an… Read More »

Hospital volunteers help prevent malnutrition, falls and loneliness, research shows

How NHS workers really DO calm nerves and boost care: Hospital volunteers help prevent malnutrition, falls and loneliness, research shows New report claims volunteers speed up the time it takes for patients to go home Research at five NHS Trusts shows helpers lessen patients’ feelings of anxiety More than 33,000 readers signed up to start… Read More »

9 foods that could help prevent cancer

A new study shows that obesity related cancers have risen – even in millennials. Our diets may have the potential to help prevent cancer, along with a healthy lifestyle. Healthista’s Nutrition Director, Rick Hay, explains the foods associated with cancer prevention A study by the American Cancer Society today published findings in The Lancet Public Health… Read More »