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Pharmacies across Barking, Havering and Redbridge to play major role in identifying atrial fibrillation

Community pharmacies across Barking, Havering and Redbridge are to play a major part in a scheme which will identify and treat people with atrial ...

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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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Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder and CEO, Arrhythmia Alliance Media Tour

Watch Trudie Lobban MBE, discuss the importance of being pulse aware on her US media tour.

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New study: AFib and noise may be linked

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. About 2.7 to 6.1 million people in the United States have AFib, and with the aging ...

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Apple Watch's heart rate sensors alert man to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation

They discovered that he was suffering from atrial fibrillation, and directed him to specialists at a bigger hospital, where the seriousness of the situation ...

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ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE WORLD HEART RHYTHM WEEK 4 - 10 JUNE 2018

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ME AND MY OPERATION: The icy balloon to help calm a racing heart

The day after my work Christmas party in December 2016, I woke up and noticed my chest was fluttering. I thought perhaps I had overdone it — I don’t drink but I had come home around midnight.

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Rise in cardiac arrest cases among youngsters alarming

Dr Arun Roy, a interventional cardiologist says, “Vigorous fasting and aggressive workouts for a long period of time can cause heart problems but ...

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Risk of stroke and transient ischaemic attack in patients with a diagnosis of resolved atrial fibrillation: retrospective cohort studies

Patients with resolved atrial fibrillation remain at higher risk of stroke or TIA than patients without atrial fibrillation. The risk is increased even in those in whom recurrent atrial fibrillation is not documented. Guidelines should be updated to advocate continued use of anticoagulants in patients with resolved atrial fibrillation.

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GPs urged to check patients' pulse in bid to cut strokes

People with atrial fibrillation have a significantly higher risk of stroke, but if they have been diagnosed then they can be given medication to control ...

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