Cardiac Arrests On The Rise For Marathon Runners

Thinking of doing a marathon or half marathon? New research may make you think again. The incidence of cardiac arrests in marathon runners appears to have risen over the last decade. Research published by the New England Journal of Medicine, shows a near doubling of the rate of runners suffering from cardiac arrest over the … Continue reading

Ointment May Slow Down Snake Venom

Researchers have recently demonstrated the effectiveness of an ointment in the First Aid treatment of a snakebite. ABC Science report, that a team from The University of Newcastle found that the application of an ointment to a snake bite, may improve a casualty’s survival rate, by up to one and a half times. The ointment, … Continue reading