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Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Atrial Fibrillation and Erectile Dysfunction – The OSAFED Syndrome – Is there More than Meets the Eye?

Obstructive sleep apnoea, atrial fibrillation and erectile dysfunction (OSAFED) syndrome is a new clinical entity recently introduced into clinical practice. The acronym consists of the first letters of the three clinical entities that comprise the disease, namely obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), atrial fibrillation (AF) and erectile dysfunction (ED).

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Little Extra Bleed Risk With Warfarin in Elderly Patients

Clot risk rises more than bleeding risk after age 80 in real-world data. Warfarin (Coumadin) "only mildly" increases bleeding risk after age 80, although the risk of thrombosis on the drug rises sharply after that age, a study showed.

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Atrial fibrillation: What sufferers need to know to slash their risks of having a stroke

A number of risk factors are associated with stroke which, as we know, is a major problem in the UK – it’s the fourth most common cause of death, and a leading cause of major disability.

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