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This week, Eastern Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is celebrating a key milestone in our atrial fibrillation programme.

Over the past 6 months we have been supporting NHS England’s national rollout of mobile ECG devices and providing technology across the east of England to prevent 500 strokes and save 125 more lives. This is all part of the national drive to improve the detection of atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder.

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Love Island water bottle 'A common heart condition nearly killed me at 32'

When Ashley Newman woke up on May 5, 2016, she went about her day like any other. She had a work meeting, went to a doctor’s appointment, and took a bridesmaid’s dress in for alterations — all in the midst of the hustle and bustle of New York City.

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CPR kept a 69-year-old man alive for 90 MINUTES after he suffered a heart attack

Trained staff do chest compressions and may use an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver a shock if needed. Studies have found that ...

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European Sudden Cardiac Arrest network will look at gender-based prevention and treatment

Researchers will use a European network of 90,000 patients, including 20,000 DNA samples, to look at different approaches for prevention and treatment of sudden cardiac arrest for men and women.

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CPR-AED Awareness: Husband's CPR Saves Wife; AED Saves Student

EVANSTON, IL — Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the country, but having someone willing and able to perform CPR ...

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Stressful jobs are associated with a higher risk of heart rhythm disorders

Symptoms include palpitations, weakness, fatigue, feeling light headed, dizziness, and shortness of breath. Atrial fibrillation causes 20–30% of all ...

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Take Fainting to Heart

But if there is no explanation and someone has a history of unexplained fainting, there is a chance that it could be down to an arrhythmia. Sudden ...

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AHA: Retired Electrician Saved by CPR, Jolts From AED

"I did a pulse check, and there was no pulse," Philipp said. "He was not breathing." Philipp started CPR and Paschal regained a pulse. But Paschal's ...

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