CardioVascular System: Coronary Circulation & Blood

Coronary Circulation systems the set of blood vessels that are within the heart that provide the myocardium with oxygen and nutrients, that the heart needs to pump blood through the body. The right and left coronary arteries spread off from the aorta provide blood to left and right side of the heart. The coronary sinus is a vein that is on the posterior side of the heart and it will return de-oxygenated blood to…

October 20, 2014

Wheelchair Buying Guide

September 30, 2014

Wheelchairs are important pieces of medical equipment that people use everywhere, from hospitals, shopping malls, to grocery stores. Wheelchairs allow people to move form one place to another. Wheelchairs useful for people who cannot walk or should not walk around on their own. Older Senior Citizens, people who are sick, pregnant women, the injured or weak. and those who are temporarily or permanently paralyzed would find wheelchairs fit their needs. Those…


Heart Rate Monitor Guide

September 27, 2014

Heart Monitor are great for gauging how much effort you are using in your workout. Although you may feel that you are doing vigorous exercise with out a heart rate monitor, you may not be able to monitor yourself safely to know whether your are over exerting yourself or exercising as effective as possible. Working out too much and too hard is not a good idea, You may thing the…


Technology Companies Fighting For Growing Share of the Wearable Health Market

September 20, 2014

Much press has been made about the growing importance of wearable technologies. At the heart of this fight are two large technology conglomerates, Google and Apple, and apparel companies, such as Nike with smaller start-ups such as Fitbit fighting for a growing portion of this market. These companies see the importance of getting on customers skin, with sensors being able to provide a data set previously unexploited. Products such as Google Fit, which…


Preventing Heart Disease: Part 2

September 17, 2014

Preventing Heart Disease: Part 1 There many ways to prevent heart disease. Eating healthy and exercise will help maintain a healthy weight. If you are overweight you are at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol. One of the most popular ways to determine if you are at a healthy weight would be to look at your body mass index BMI. Your BMI looks at…


Preventing Heart Disease

September 16, 2014

Heart disease is the may be the 1# cause of death in the U.S. It does not have to be. Although there are certain risk factors that we are unable to change such as family history. We can definitely take preventive measures that will keep us healthy. By adopting health habits today we will lower the risk of heart disease and other ailments in the future. 1. Stop/Don’t use tobacco…


What to Look for in a Heart Rate Monitor

September 15, 2014

It’s not about how long you workout, it’s important also look at the level of intensity achieved during your exercise, that will measures the effectiveness of your workout. Your heart rate indicates the level of intensity your body is going under. The goal for you workout is to hit a “sweet spot” heart rate, in which you are not working out to hard or to light. A heart rate monitor…


A Future With Open Source Medical Devices

Medical devices, are a wonder of the modern age. Ranging from defibrillators, that can save the lives of a heart attack victim, to pacemakers and artificial hearts, that keep blood pumping smoothly throughout the body, medical devices have done and will continual do miraculous feats. These devices continue to grow in capabilities, and with that, complexity. More than 50% of the medical devices sold in the United States rely on software to run and operate properly. For example the pacemaker may require…

September 5, 2014

What is Robotic Surgery ?

Well Robotic Surgery is the use of Robots in performing a surgical procedure. There are several major progresses that can credited to Robotic Surgery. The first is remote surgery, second minimally invasive surgery and lastly unmanned surgery. Robotic surgery can be much more precise and than human surgery. There are many more advantages such as miniaturization, smaller incisions resulting in decrease blood loss and quicker recovery times thus, less pain….

August 14, 2014

The New Medical Economy

Medical cost are rising, What are Americans going to do. What is needed now is are innovative solutions. I stop short of another saying government programme. We have several government healthcare programmes today such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security health benefits, and countless other programs such as State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Still with many of these programs Healthcare cost are rising uncontrollably. We must find the root causes…

August 14, 2014