Survivors of cardiac arrest may be at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health issues because they maintained vivid memories of their near-death experiences, according to a recent study. What happens to the mind during cardiac arrest and what it remembers is an understudied area. Sam Parnia, MD, director of resuscitation research at…

Survivors of cardiac arrest may be at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health issues because they maintained vivid memories of their near-death experiences, according to a recent study. What happens to the mind during cardiac arrest and what it remembers is an understudied area. Sam Parnia, MD, director of resuscitation research at…

Living near the highway may shorten the daily commute, but it may also up the risk of heart disease, according to new research. One recent study (link opens in new window)suggested that living near a highway was associated with an increased risk of dying from sudden cardiac death. The second(link opens in new window) showed…

Living near the highway may shorten the daily commute, but it may also up the risk of heart disease, according to new research. One recent study (link opens in new window)suggested that living near a highway was associated with an increased risk of dying from sudden cardiac death. The second(link opens in new window) showed…