Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
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.
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.
Deliciously Ella, which first started as a healthy eating blog in 2011 , is expanding
The 26-year-old, who started her Deliciously Ella blog in 2011 after being struck down with a debilitating illness called postural tachycardia syndrome, claims that she doesn't endorsed the movement.
Cardiac Rhythm News - 10 August 2018
Here are the top stories from the Cardiac Rhythm News.
August Medical e-News 2018
Here you can get all the latest from us and easy access to register for this year's HRC.
Fundraiser results in defibrillator donation
A FUNDRAISER in memory of a little girl who died of a cardiac arrest has raised enough money for a defibrillator to be installed in a school.
NHS launches consultation on ICP contracts
The 12 week consultation will be from Friday August 3 to Friday October 26 and people can give their views on line or by post. NHS England will also hold engagement events during the consultation period to listen to stakeholders’ views.
CPR & AED Awareness to Be Added to the UK National School Curriculum following tireless work of Arrhythmia Alliance
Lifesaving first aid, including education on the purpose of defibrillators (AED’s) and when they need to be used, is set to be introduced into the national school curriculum. Following years of campaigns, such as the Arrhythmia Alliance - Defibs Save Lives campaign, the draft regulations could be introduced by 2020.