What Causes a Heart Attack?

Atherosclerosis is not only a tongue twister; it’s the leading cause of heart attacks worldwide. Understanding how this disease can lead to an attack starts with knowing how your immune system works for and against you. The good news is that thanks to medical advancements, people are living longer and surviving in the face of…

Common Causes of Heart Failure | Nucleus Health

Any condition or disease that damages your heart’s ability to pump blood can cause heart failure. For example, the most common cause is coronary artery disease, in which blood vessels that supply your heart muscle, called coronary arteries, become blocked by a fatty substance called plaque. Other common causes of heart failure include: uncontrolled high…

Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Chest

BRYAN VIETZ: The heart was not in the right place. Is there anything that they can even do to fix it? BRYAN VIETZ: We got married six years ago on a beach in North Carolina. Yeah, when we found out that we were pregnant, we were very excited. CAITLIN: Yeah. COMM: At a routine 20-week…

Relapse of low-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Hello, my name’s Simon Rule. I’m a Professor of Haematology at the Peninsuar Medical School in Plymouth and I’m a Consultant Haematologist in Derriford Hospital, Plymouth which is where I’m sitting right now. If there’s relapse evidence, so we notice some lymph glands or you notice some lymph glands and we do a scan and…