STARS News & Events
Fainting and the summer heat: Warmer days can make you swoon, so be prepared
Over one million Americans faint every year, and countless more do worldwide. Fear, pain, the sight of blood or prolonged standing – think the long lines of summer travel – can trigger fainting.
Too much caffeine too quickly can be a deadly combination
"Arrhythmia is a disorder that affects the rhythm of the heart. So, it could be as simple as having extra beats or as deadly as having a cardiac arrest," ...
Chronic leadless pacemaker can be retrieved successfully
CHICAGO — Retrieval of a self-contained chronic leadless pacemaker was successful in 90% of cases, according to findings presented at the Heart ...
Syncope: Let's know it
Vasovagal Syncope (Common Faint): Usually secondary to Strong emotional stress- e.g., fear, severe pain, blood phobia, sudden, unexpected sight, ...
Keeping it in check
But when it reaches severe condition, hypertension show some symptoms of headaches, sleepiness, palpitation, blurred vision, fatigue, dizziness, ...
Apple’s Watch can detect an abnormal heart rhythm with 97% accuracy, UCSF study says
According to a study conducted through heartbeat measurement app Cardiogram and the University of California, San Francisco, the Apple Watch is 97 percent accurate in detecting the most common abnormal heart rhythm when paired with an AI-based algorithm.