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Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack - What’s the Difference? 16-Jan-2017

What answer would you give if you were asked “What’s the difference between a Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack?” How well do you know your own heart? Let’s first explore a few facts about the human heart. On average, your own heart will beat around 80 beats per minute or about 4,800 times per hour ... more

New from Medica - normal birth to Caesarian section: This is how to practice obstetrics/midwifery 23-Dec-2016

“Trial and error” is not an option for those in the medical profession. They must make no errors from the outset to the greatest extent possible. There is a very high level of responsibility in obstetrics in particular. For pregnancy and birth, the professionals must be one hundred percent competent ... more

Handy Tips for Hand Rehabilitation 19-Dec-2016

With advancing years we have to acknowledge the effects of age on our bodies but we often don’t give a thought to our hard-working hands. In one person’s lifetime they will flex and extend their fingers, on just one hand, around 25 million times! Did you know that around 1/4 of all your body’s bones ... more