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There are many good reasons why owning a pet can improve health and well-being but dog owners may be top of the league when it comes to heart health.
The Heart of Scotland Appeal is a new campaign from national charity Heart Research UK to draw attention to the severity of cardiovascular disease in Scotland.
National charity Heart Research UK is urging groups to submit applications for the Heart Research UK and Subway® Healthy Heart Grant before 20 May.
The study, led by Dr Pierpaolo Pellicori, will investigate the incidence of heart failure and develop new methods to detect abnormal heart function at an early stage when treatment may prevent progression of the disease.
“Applying a controlled shock with a defibrillator within 5 minutes of a cardiac arrest provides the best chance of that person surviving.”
““The Scottish Ambulance Service recommends that all custodians register their PADs with the Scottish Ambulance Service to ensure that they are available to save lives in an emergency.”