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Study: eating cheese prevents strokes

They found people who ate small amounts of cheese daily had better heart health than people who abstained or ate it rarely. For people who ate lots of cheese on a daily basis, researchers found a 14 percent reduction in the chances of developing coronary heart disease as well as a 10 percent lower ...

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How our CCG identified 500 people with new atrial fibrillation

Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) saw an opportunity to identify people over the age of 65 with new atrial fibrillation (AF). The CCG was announced as one of the AF Association Healthcare Pioneers 2018 – Showcasing Best Practice in AF winners for its project.

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FDA approves the first medical device for Apple Watch to warn wearers of heart arrhythmias by tracking their pulse with a personalized EKG

The US Food and Drug Administration approved an Apple Watch accessory as a medical device for the first time yesterday. The device, called a KardiaBand, inserts into a slot on an Apple Watch and combines its own software and the watch's to constantly monitor heart rate and physical activity.

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A new Apple Watch band can actually tell you if your heart isn't working properly

"The average consumer doesn't know what a normal sinus rhythm looks like or what atrial fibrillation looks like. Yet the FDA has cleared our individual ...

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Shocking study reveals women are less likely than men to receive CPR in public

Here's one of the worst examples of gender bias I've come across in medicine – and I've come across quite a few in my career. Namely the fact that women are less likely than men to receive CPR if they have a heart attack in a public place. And they're more likely to die. It reminds me of the bad old days ...

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This Woman's Fainting Episodes Put Her Life At Risk. Here's How A Heroic Service Dog Saved Her.

“A lot of people faint, but I have the worst case scenario—I was fainting multiple times a day without any warning, and I was getting injured. I fell down a flight of stairs. I fainted in the middle of the street. I passed out in my cardiologist's office and my heart stopped. My episodes were putting me in danger, ...

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Keeping Britain Working

The Medical Technology Group have updated the 2011 study on 'How medical technology can help reduce the cost of ill health to the UK economy'.

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Heart Monitor Paired With Smartphone Detects Irregular Heartbeat

“We're very concerned she may have an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation,” said Dr. Matthew Zipse, cardiac electrophysiologist at UCH.

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick reveals his lengthy absence is due to an 'irregular heart rhythm'

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has had minor surgery to correct an irregular heartbeat, it was revealed on Friday night.

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Atrial Fibrillation: Know the facts

CARDIAC experts at the Trust have today been promoting awareness about one of the fastest growing conditions they currently see.

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