AF Association News & Events
25th Annual Cardiology Conference-Atlanta
We are pleased to invite the contributors across the globe on its "25th Annual Cardiology Conference" which is slated at Atlanta, USA during July 18 - 19, 2018 around the theme "With a healthy heart, the beat goes on" "It covers topics such as Cardiology, Cardiac and Cardiac Surgery, Clinical Cardiology, Cardiologist, Heart disease, Interventional Cardiology, Women & Heart Disease". Our Conference will provide a perfect platform addressing: Laudable talks by the top-notch of the global scientific community Sterling workshop sessions, Remarkable Awards and Global Recognition to meritorious Researchers, Global Networking with 50+ Countries, Novel Techniques to Benefit Your Research, Global Business and Networking Opportunities, Exquisite Platform for showcasing your products and International Sponsorship
Obesity can lead to irregular heart rate: study
Washington: Turns out, obesity can lead to higher chances of developing rapid and irregular heart rate. According to the study conducted by Penn State, people with obesity are more likely to develop a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other ...
Nuts could reduce risk of heart failure, research finds
Those who consumed nuts one to two times a week had a 20% lower risk of suffering heart failure, according to a study published in journal Heart.
Drinking Coffee Could Help Some Heart Conditions
That's according to a large new study from Australia. Researchers found moderate doses of caffeine had not effect on heart arrhythmias. In fact, drinking up to three cups of coffee a day decreased symptoms of atrial fibrillation by six percent. However, experts say heart patients should stay away from ...
Drinking three of coffee, tea every day may reduce the risk of stroke: Study
AFib is the most common heart rhythm disorder, causes the heart to beat rapidly and skip beats, and if left untreated, can cause strokes. The results suggest that caffeine intake of up to 300 mg per day may be safe for arrhythmic patients. "There is a public perception, often based on anecdotal experience ...
Cardiac Rhythm News - 13 April 2018
All the latest from the Cardiac Rhythm News in in one place.
Implantation of world's smallest pacemaker in Super Speciality Hospital
Dr. Sushil Sharma, HOD Cardiology, GMC, Jammu under the guidance of renowned cardiologist and electro physiologist Dr T.S Kler conducted the first leadless percutaneous permanent pacemaker implantation in a patient, who was admitted to the hospital after cardiac arrest with abnormal heartbeats.
New leadless pacemakers carry reduced risks of complications and are less invasive
In a standard system, the pacemaker is implanted under the skin just below the collarbone. A lead (wire) extends to the patient's heart. The new leadless pacemaker does not have any wires. It also is miniaturized so the electronics, battery and delivery system are contained in one unit the size of a large ...