AF Association News & Events
Fainting can warn of a fatal irregular heart rhythm condition
Arrhythmias are frequently left undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and can cause people to faint. An estimated 39% of children and 30% of adults diagnosed with epilepsy actually have an underlying, potentially fatal, arrhythmia,” says Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder of heart rhythm charity, Arrhythmia Alliance and sister charity STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures).
Cardiac Rhythm News - 27 June 2018
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Weight loss can 'reverse' heart disease symptoms
A total of 355 people classified as obese or overweight and suffering from atrial fibrillation were part of a study led by the University of Adelaide and ...
Continued Anticoagulation in Resolved AFib May Help Reduce Stroke Risk
An analysis of 2 retrospective studies published in BMJ suggests that patients with a history of atrial fibrillation (AF) are at a higher risk for stroke or ...
NUI Galway medtech spin-out raises €2.5m in EU funding
Persistent atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat, affects around 10 million patients across Europe and is associated with direct healthcare costs in the ...
NPA-backed pilot aims to test 2000 pharmacy patients for hypertension
Twelve pharmacies across Essex are aiming to screen 2,000 patients for hypertension and atrial fibrillation (AF) as part of a National Pharmacy ...
Magnesium Deficiency: 6 Signs That Your Body Is Not Getting Enough Magnesium
Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats). Arrhythmias or irregular heartbeats have become extremely common in people these days. And the most important ...
French medtech company develops AI to help treat atrial fibrillation
A French medtech company has developed AI software to help cardiologists treat atrial fibrillation (AF) and cardiac surgeons perform open-heart ...
EP on EP: CABANA with Dr Douglas Packer
Nothing at Heart Rhythm 2018 generated more interest than the Late-Breaking Clinical Trial presentations including the long-anticipated results from the CABANA (Catheter Ablation versus Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation) Trial.
Cardiac Rhythm News - 15 June 2018
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