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Obesity can lead to irregular heart rate: study

Washington: Turns out, obesity can lead to higher chances of developing rapid and irregular heart rate. According to the study conducted by Penn State, people with obesity are more likely to develop a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other ...

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Nuts could reduce risk of heart failure, research finds

Those who consumed nuts one to two times a week had a 20% lower risk of suffering heart failure, according to a study published in journal Heart.

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Drinking Coffee Could Help Some Heart Conditions

That's according to a large new study from Australia. Researchers found moderate doses of caffeine had not effect on heart arrhythmias. In fact, drinking up to three cups of coffee a day decreased symptoms of atrial fibrillation by six percent. However, experts say heart patients should stay away from ...

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Young boy's life saved by CPR after sudden cardiac arrest

New Delhi: Timely intervention by doctors saved a 18-year-old boy's life from sudden cardiac arrest. The teenager had lost his mother and 12-year-old sister to similar malfunction of the heart. The doctor said after giving emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the teen's grandfather rushed him ...

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Drinking three of coffee, tea every day may reduce the risk of stroke: Study

AFib is the most common heart rhythm disorder, causes the heart to beat rapidly and skip beats, and if left untreated, can cause strokes. The results suggest that caffeine intake of up to 300 mg per day may be safe for arrhythmic patients. "There is a public perception, often based on anecdotal experience ...

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April Medical e-News 2018

Get all the latest news and updates from us all in one place.

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The shock of your life

Most public buildings and even large houses have a fire extinguisher, which is sensible, considering that around 350 people die in fires in the UK every year.

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Cardiac Rhythm News - 13 April 2018

All the latest from the Cardiac Rhythm News in in one place.

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Pharmacist-led atrial fibrillation reviews save NHS £82m

Pharmacy-led atrial fibrillation (AF) reviews have saved the NHS millions, figures from a stroke charity have revealed.

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AHA: Florida lifeguards helped save man's life after cardiac arrest

HCM could have caused Bourne's heart to stop. Vigorous physical activity can trigger arrhythmias, which can lead to cardiac arrest in people with HCM. Bourne received an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, or ICD, because his risk for another cardiac arrest remained high. The pocket-watch-size ...

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