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Girl, 11, will get life-saving dog to keep her safe at night!

Jodie suffers from Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTs), but the golden Labrador has given her the confidence go out and get on with ...

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Matt Hancock: new technology is key to making NHS the world's best

Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, is to set out plans to make the NHS an ‘ecosystem for the best technology available’ at the NHS Expo in Manchester yesterday.

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Have you had, or do you have an ICM (Implantable Cardiac Monitor) or an ILR (Insertable Loop Recorder)?

We are looking for people to attend a patient focus meeting on Saturday 6th October, at the ICC in Birmingham. The purpose of the group is to get a better understadning from patients on the devices, and find out what prevents accessing the devices, as well as the benefits of the devices.

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Boston Scientific Rhythm Management team are taking part in an enduring bike ride to raise money for AEDs

See why the Boston Scientific UK Rhythm Management team are raising money for AEDs!

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Ryanair pilot FAINTS in mid-air

A Ryanair pilot fainted as his plane was being diverted during a thunderstorm.

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Heart Rhythm Congress, the largest heart rhythm event in the UK, is now in its 13th year

Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC), the largest heart rhythm event in the UK, organised by Arrhythmia Alliance, is once again being hosted at the ICC in Birmingham. Now in its 13th year, HRC runs from 7-10 October 2018. Initially welcoming patients and carers for Patients Day on the Sunday, the event continues with scientific talks aimed at healthcare professionals, attracting a number of world renowned specialists.

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No Easy Answers on Best Heart Check-Up for Young Athletes

WASHINGTON, DC--What kind of heart check-up do young athletes need to make the team?

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The rise of smartphones and wearables for AF detection: WATCH-AF and DETECT-AF pro

How to best combine optimal screening and diagnosis for atrial fibrillation (AF) has long been a challenge. At European Heart Rhythm Association Congress (EHRA; 18–20 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain) Jens Eckstein (University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland) presented the case for how modern technology can help to address this issue.

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Getting serious about CVD prevention

Public Health England has said that in 2015, Cardiovascular disease (CVD) was the second most common cause of death, after cancer. These images highlight some of they key risk factors for cardiovascular disease, as well as some of PHE's own campaigns set to inform the public about what people can do in order to live healthy lives.

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Deliciously Ella, which first started as a healthy eating blog in 2011 , is expanding

The 26-year-old, who started her Deliciously Ella blog in 2011 after being struck down with a debilitating illness called postural tachycardia syndrome, claims that she doesn't endorsed the movement.

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