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New research puts irregular heartbeat treatment in the spotlight

HEART: In Atrial Fibrillation, the heart's atria do not beat in a controlled ... never had this irregular heart rhythm, referred to as Atrial Fibrillation (AF).

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New atrial fibrillation support group launched

A NEW support group for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is being launched in Frome, with its first meeting arranged for Monday 4th June.

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Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder and CEO, Arrhythmia Alliance Media Tour Clip

Listen to these clips of Trudie Lobban MBE on her media tour to make people more pulse aware.

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PA Live: Trudie Lobban May 16, 2018

Wilkes-Barre, PA - Trudie Lobban MBE Founder, CEO and Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance & AF Association and leading AFIB patient advocate is here to talk about irregular heart rhythm disorder.

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Watch Trudie Lobban MBE Founder, CEO and Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance & AF Association and leading AFIB patient advocate is here to talk about irregular heart rhythm disorder.

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Greater burden of atrial fibrillation linked to higher stroke risk

OAKLAND, Calif. May 16, 2018 -- Among people with intermittently recurring atrial fibrillation who are not taking anti-blood-clotting medications, those whose hearts were in abnormal rhythms longer were three times more likely to have strokes or other types of blood clots than those who had abnormal heart rhythms for less time, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study.

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Stroke, TIA Risk Remain High After Atrial Fibrillation Resolved

Patients with resolved atrial fibrillation have an increased risk for stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) compared with individuals without atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in the BMJ.

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NIHR awards £3m for new research to investigate screening to prevent one in ten strokes

A collaboration of several universities led by Cambridge has won a £3m funding award from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to lead a new programme of research investigating screening to detect undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, a heart condition responsible for one in ten strokes.

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6.1 million Americans at risk of deadly stroke due to an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation

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Heart patients in England at risk from gaps in NHS care

... Bayer, the report reveals a range of deficiencies in care and monitoring for patients with the irregular heartbeat condition known as atrial fibrillation.

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