Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Animation.

Atrial septal defect, or ASD, is a congenital heart defect in which blood flows abnormally between the two atria of the heart. Normally, the atria are separated by a wall called the interatrial septum. In ASD patients, this septum is defective allowing blood flow between the two chambers. During fetal development, when the interatrial septum…

Mudbug March stomps out pulmonary hypertension

A MUDBUG MARCH IN NEW ORLEANS TODAY TO STOMP OUT PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. DOZENS OF PEOPLE SPENT THEIR SUNDAY AT CITY PARK FOR A 1-MILE WALK SILENT AUCTION, MUSIC AND FOOD. THE EVENT WAS IN HONOR OF CHELSEA YATES, WHO WAS DIAGNOSED WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AT JUST 15-YEARS-OLD AND DIED 11 YEARS LATER, IN 2011. TO…

UM study challenges current blood pressure guidelines

LEFT LANE WITH SPEEDS CLOCKING IN AT 22 MILES PER HOUR. Janine: TOPPING TODAY’S HEALTH NEWS THE LATEST RESEARCH OUT OF UNIVERSITIES OF MIAMI MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IS CHALLENGING CURRENT BLOOD PRESSURE GUIDELINES. LOCAL10 MEDICAL SPECIALIST KRISTI KRUEGER HAS DETAILS ON THEIR FINDINGS. Kristi: SOME BIG CHANGES AND CONTROVERSY WHEN IT COMES TO BLOOD…

Nitroglycerin: Explosive Heart Medication

[Theme song] Imagine a substance so potent that depending on how you use it, it could blow you to pieces, or it could save your life. This stuff exists, and you’ve probably heard of it. It’s called nitroglycerin. Nitroglycerin was first discovered in 1847 by an Italian chemist named Ascanio Sobrero, who was experimenting with…

CDC Grand Rounds: Time for Public Health Action on Infertility

GOOD AFTERNOON, I’M DR. PHOEBE THORPE. WELCOME TO CDC’S AUGUST 19th, 2014, PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION ON INFERTILITY. IN ADDITION TO JOINING US HERE, GRAND SURROUNDS AVAILABLE ON ALL OF YOUR FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES. WE ALSO HAVE A FUTURE VIDEO SEGMENT ON YOUTUBE CALLED “BEYOND THE DATA,” WHICH IS POSTED SHORTLY AFTER THE SESSION. CONTINUING…

Youth Hypertension

>>>>>>SO>>>SO HIGH>>>SO HIGH BLOOD>>>SO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE>>>SO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IS>>>SO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IS USUALLY>>>SO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IS USUALLY SOMETHING>>>SO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IS USUALLY SOMETHING THAT>>>SO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IS USUALLY SOMETHING THAT YOU USUALLY SOMETHING THAT YOU USUALLY SOMETHING THAT YOU THINK USUALLY SOMETHING THAT YOU THINK ADULTS USUALLY SOMETHING THAT…

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome / Syndrome d’aspiration méconiale

CIHR My name is Bill Fraser; I am an obstetrician/gynaecologist and clinical epidemiologist at the University of Montreal. Dr. Fraser studies Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, a condition in which a fetus inhales amniotic fluid stained with stool during delivery. The baby takes its first breath moments after delivery and if the airways are filled with meconium-stained…