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Calls for over-65s to be screened for condition that causes deadliest strokes

An international consortium of cardiologists is calling for regular screening of all people aged over 65 for irregular heart rhythms, which are linked to one in three strokes in Australia.

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Long-Term Dementia Risk and Warfarin Treatment in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation - See more at: http://www.hcplive.com/medical-news/long-term-dementia-risk-and-warfarin-treatment-in-patients-with-atrial-fibrillation#sthash.rQIcWWxW.dpuf

A new analysis finds that patients who take warfarin for atrial fibrillation (AF) are more likely to develop dementia than people who take the drug for the long-term treatment of other conditions - See more at: http://www.hcplive.com/medical-news/long-term-dementia-risk-and-warfarin-treatment-in-patients-with-atrial-fibrillation#sthash.rQIcWWxW.dpuf

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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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