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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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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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Story County Sheriff's Department adds AED to arsenal

Story County Sheriff's Department now have an automated external defibrillator, and they are working towards bringing these into each of their patrol cars. They got their first one through a grant from the Arrhythmia Alliance.

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August Patient e-News 2018

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What Are the Different Types of Arrhythmias?

You likely have heard the term arrhythmia, but what many people don't realize is that there are many different types of arrhythmias. They are classified ...

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Local Woman's Life Saved by CPR in DC

Tom says since there was no available AED or automated external defibrillator on Arlington's grounds, he has contacted them to stress the importance ...

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iRhythm Technologies (IRTC) Says Study Results Show Zio Improves Detection of Asymptomatic ...

iRhythm Technologies (IRTC) Says Study Results Show Zio Improves Detection of Asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation in At-Risk Population.

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July Patient e-news 2018

Here is this months updates all out together just for you.

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Fainting can warn of a fatal irregular heart rhythm condition

Arrhythmias are frequently left undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and can cause people to faint. An estimated 39% of children and 30% of adults diagnosed with epilepsy actually have an underlying, potentially fatal, arrhythmia,” says Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder of heart rhythm charity, Arrhythmia Alliance and sister charity STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures).

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