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TIA, STROKE, HEART ATTACK AND ASPIRIN – The Latest Advice

20 Oct

October 2016: Dr Mark Porter met Peter Rothwell, Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford, to discuss his important new findings relating to mini-strokes (TIA), strokes, heart attack and aspirin.

TIA, STROKE, HEART ATTACK AND ASPIRIN - THE LATEST ADVICE

New heart attack test ‘could save women’s lives’

24 Jan

New heart attack test ‘could save women’s lives’

Doctors could spot twice as many heart attacks in women by using a newer, more sensitive blood test, a study claims.

The test looks for minute traces of a protein that signals that the heart muscle may have been damaged.

Standard tests still used by much of the NHS only detect higher levels of this protein, called troponin.

Research from the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh shows the standard test misses many cases of heart attack in women with symptoms like chest pain.

Read the full story on here

Advice for Ramblers…

31 Jan

Advice for Ramblers…

We are pleased to announce that Aspod features in the first edition of Outdoor First Aid

The book is packed with good advice for administering first aid in remote settings and is essential reading for those outdoor enthusiasts.
Click the image to view a full size pdf.
Image of Outdoor First Aid book

Outdoor First Aid
Published by Pesda Press
Katherine Wills
ISBN: 978-1-906095-35-2

Another Recommendation from Dr Chris Steele

21 Jan

Another Recommendation from Dr Chris Steele

Aspod was once again recommended by Dr Chris Steele on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ programme. It is now the fourth time that Aspod has been featured.

 

What the experts say

31 Jul

What the experts say

This short video by thefirstaidshow.com explains the benefits of taking emergency aspirin and features the Aspod – a device for carrying your aspirin with you at all times.

Aspod inventor has written to health chiefs about the high level of heart disease and the proven benefits of carrying immediate aspirin.

20 Jun

Aspod inventor has written to health chiefs about the high level of heart disease and the proven benefits of carrying immediate aspirin.

Aspod inventor Tony Norris has written to health chiefs about the high level of heart disease and the benefits of carrying immediate aspirin.

To read the full article, click here


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A last minute England goal may literally prove to be ‘heart stopping’

8 Jun

A last minute England goal may literally prove to be ‘heart stopping’

Research shows ‘Heart in the mouth’ moments during a big football match may literally put fans’ lives at risk.

Be prepared before the games; ensure you know what to do if the worst happens and keep an Aspod with you at all times.

Researchers studied the effects on German fans of watching their home team compete in the 2006 World Cup finals.
For men the risk of having a heart attack or another cardiovascular problem was three times higher on days when the German team was in action.
Munich’s Ludwig-Maximilians University found that female fans had an 82% increased risk. (more…)

Whats ‘immediate’ aspirin, watch this video it may save a life!

26 Mar

Whats ‘immediate’ aspirin, watch this video it may save a life!

We’ve produced this short video that explains what causes a heart attack and how a dose of emergency aspirin can increase your chances of survival.

Beware Dangerous Emails – ‘immediate’ aspirin

21 May

Beware Dangerous Emails – ‘immediate’ aspirin

Misleading information is sent out regarding Bayer Quick Release Crystals

There are several versions of an email circulating which state that Bayer Quick Release Crystals (powder) is suitable for use as ‘immediate’ aspirin in case of a suspected heart attack – it is NOT. These emails go on to suggest that the recipient forwards the email to ten of their contacts in order to ’save lives’. (more…)

ASPOD® included in delegate pack at United Nations Day Conference

7 Jan

ASPOD® included in delegate pack at United Nations Day Conference


Delegates to a United Nations conference are given an ASPOD® as part of their delegate packs

On 30th September 2010 a conference was held at Cardiff University in Celebration of United Nations International Day of Older People, and the theme was ‘Promoting Active and Healthy Ageing’. Around 180 delegates attended the Conference, a high proportion were from Health Departments, Departments of Social Work and the Voluntary sector. Cardiff University included an ASPOD® in each delegate pack. (more…)