Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
NHS accelerator launches international search for innovations supporting the prevention and early intervention of cancer and cardiovascular disease
A NEW search for the world’s best healthcare innovations to help improve patients’ lives launches today, focussing on key NHS priorities including the prevention and early intervention of cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD).
New chair of NHS England revealed
The Department of Health and Social Care has proposed Conservative peer Lord Prior of Brampton as the new Chair of NHS England.
Boston Scientific Rhythm Management team are taking part in an enduring bike ride to raise money for AEDs
See why the Boston Scientific UK Rhythm Management team are raising money for AEDs!
Cardiac rhythm News 24 August 2018
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Four out of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation have unknown brain damage
Four out of ten patients with atrial fibrillation but no history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack have previously unknown brain damage, according to the first results of the Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Cohort Study (Swiss-AF) presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
Heart Rhythm Congress, the largest heart rhythm event in the UK, is now in its 13th year
Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC), the largest heart rhythm event in the UK, organised by Arrhythmia Alliance, is once again being hosted at the ICC in Birmingham. Now in its 13th year, HRC runs from 7-10 October 2018. Initially welcoming patients and carers for Patients Day on the Sunday, the event continues with scientific talks aimed at healthcare professionals, attracting a number of world renowned specialists.
No Easy Answers on Best Heart Check-Up for Young Athletes
WASHINGTON, DC--What kind of heart check-up do young athletes need to make the team?
The rise of smartphones and wearables for AF detection: WATCH-AF and DETECT-AF pro
How to best combine optimal screening and diagnosis for atrial fibrillation (AF) has long been a challenge. At European Heart Rhythm Association Congress (EHRA; 18–20 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain) Jens Eckstein (University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland) presented the case for how modern technology can help to address this issue.
Getting serious about CVD prevention
Public Health England has said that in 2015, Cardiovascular disease (CVD) was the second most common cause of death, after cancer. These images highlight some of they key risk factors for cardiovascular disease, as well as some of PHE's own campaigns set to inform the public about what people can do in order to live healthy lives.