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Health Check: New device to help with Atrial Fibrillation

It looks like a tiny parachute but it's mighty in helping prevent stroke in patients with a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation, or A-fib.

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Having Heart Flutters? It May Be Atrial Fibrillation

Experiencing atrial fibrillation is sort of like feeling your heart skip a beat, followed by a thud, with it then fluttering or racing along for a few seconds after. Some people notice just a weak or erratic pulse instead of its usual strong, regular beat, while other who suffer from this condition might find the symptoms so subtle that they’ll only realize something is up after becoming dizzy, weak or breathless.

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November Patient e-News - 2017

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Irishman 'brought back to life six times after receiving shocks to his heart from a defibrillator' joins ...

Barry suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on a swimming outing with his three sons, Adam, 12, Evan, ten, and Hugo, seven, at the University of Limerick ...

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Another reason to love chocolate: link to lower risk of AFib

Atrial fibrillation or AFib for short is estimated to affect roughly 12 million people by 2050. This study analyzed dietary habits and health conditions of ...

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Defibrillator used to help save life of girl aged eight who collapsed in cardiac arrest in St Ives

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New self-test service for heart patients in Manchester

The Roche device is a tool for managing atrial fibrillation, a long-term heart condition, by measuring the effectiveness of warfarin, the most commonly ...

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Largest AED Maker to Halt Operations as FDA Cites Problems

Philips North America will halt the manufacture and sale of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and Q-CPR Meters after violating good manufacturing practices, the FDA announced.

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Underuse of anticoagulation in older patients with atrial fibrillation and CHADS<sub>

Cardiology Article: Underuse of anticoagulation in older patients with atrial fibrillation and CHADS 2 score ≥ 2: Are we doing better since the ...

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Eating too much of this sweet treat can damage your heart, experts warn

... that eating two ounces (60g) of black liquorice every day for two weeks could land you in hospital with an irregular heart rhythm, or arrhythmia.

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