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'He was gone for about five minutes': Defib saves player's life on pitch

Hodges said his next memory was feeling like he was in a dark, deep dream, but he could hear the sound of the automated voice on the AED and ...

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People with atrial fibrillation should continue to be treated even if heart rhythm returns to normal

Patients with an abnormal heart rhythm that can leave them at a higher risk of suffering from stroke still need treatment even after their heart rhythm seems to have returned to normal, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting ...

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Patients who have had an irregular heart beat can’t ever be considered ‘cured’, say researchers

Patients with an abnormal heart rhythm that can leave them at a higher risk of suffering from stroke still need treatment even after their heart rhythm seems to have returned to normal, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

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More than 1.5 million heart flutter patients should be on blood-thinning drugs to prevent stroke ...

The research found that even patients whose atrial fibrillation appears to have improved have a significantly increased risk of stroke, but that British ...

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Thousands of heart flutter patients at risk of fatal strokes because they have been wrongly taken off ...

Dr Krish Nirantharakumar, who worked on the study, said: 'Worryingly, we found that the problem seems to be becoming more common, with our research showing an increasing number of people are recorded as having atrial fibrillation as resolved and are highly unlikely to be given medication to ...

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Obesity Might Raise Your Risk for A-fib

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people are at increased risk for the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, which can cause ...

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New research demonstrates online ECG monitoring is more effective than offline holter and patch ...

"Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmia that is often difficult to detect because of its episodic nature but presents real health risks to patients," ...

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Cardiac Rhythm News - 4 May 2018

Keep up to date with this month's Cardiac Rhythm News all in one place.

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Atrial Fibrillation Detection During 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Abstract. This study assessed the diagnostic accuracy of a novel 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitor (Microlife WatchBP O3 Afib) with ...

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Finger on the pulse - When it comes to our hearts

When it comes to our hearts, what we 'feel' isn't always the best indicator of what's going on below the surface.

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