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Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 18:02

Heimlich Uses the Heimlich Maneuver

By: Andrew Rynne | Tags: Articles, Both gender, Difficulty Swallowing

In 1974 Dr Henry Heimlich first described his technique for dislodging food from the windpipe of a choking person. This simple but elegant technique went on to be called The Heimlich Maneuver that is today responsible for saving countless thousands of lives every year.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 18:21

Heroin Addiction New Hope

By: Andrew Rynne | Tags: Articles, Both gender, Conditions Affecting Men and Women

Heroin addiction, including prescription drugs like opioids and the biggest seller of all Oxycodone, has now reached epidemic proportions in the US and indeed elsewhere. In the US almost 80 people die every day from opioid overdose.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:59

Obesity When Diet and Exercise Wont Work

By: Andrew Rynne | Tags: Articles, Both gender, Conditions Affecting Men and Women, Family Health

I don't know about you but the idea of carrying around a few tennis ball sized balloons in my stomach for 3 months is not very appealing.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 17:30

Hypertension and Life Expectancy

By: Andrew Rynne | Tags: Alzheimer?s V Senile Dementia, Articles, Conditions Affecting Men and Women, Conditions Affecting Women, Hypertension or High Blood Pressure, Men's Health

Hypertension or raised blood pressure is an extremely common condition and an extremely important one. And as we grow older the commoner it becomes. 60% of men and women over the age of 60 will have hypertension of varying degrees requiring treatment.