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Londoners advised to know their pulse during World Heart Rhythm Week

Londoners are being invited to take a free, 30 second pulse check during Heart Rhythm Week. This simple check could prolong or even save their life. Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) happen when a heart rhythm is too fast, too slow, or jumping around (irregular).

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Londoners advised to know their pulse during Heart Rhythm Week

Londoners are being invited to take a free, 30 second pulse check during Heart Rhythm Week, 5-11 June, a campaign by the Heart Rhythm Alliance. This simple check could prolong or even save your life. Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmia) happen when a heart rhythm is too fast, too slow, or jumping around (irregular).

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WORLD HEART RHYTHM WEEK 5-11 JUNE 2017 TAKE THE PULSE CHECK CHALLENGE – IT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

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HIGH RISK AF PATIENTS DENIED ACCESS TO LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT

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Heart For Heart Initiative Launched To Improve Smartphone Performance of Arrhythmia Detection

Heart For Heart Initiative Launched To Improve Smartphone Performance of Arrhythmia Detection

Happitech, Arrhythmia Alliance and Bug Labs will announce the launch of the Heart for Heart e-health initiative. This initiative invites people to participate in the world’s largest crowdsourced heart health initiative by inviting them to contribute their heart rhythm data using the free Heart for Heart iPhone App.

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Londoners advised to know their pulse during Heart Rhythm Week

Londoners are being invited to take a free, 30-second pulse check during Heart Rhythm Week. This simple check could prolong or even save their life. Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) happen when a heart rhythm is too fast, too slow, or jumping around (irregular).

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News - Londoners advised 'know your pulse' during Heart Rhythm Week

Londoners are being invited to take a free, 30 second pulse check during Heart Rhythm Week. This simple check could prolong or even save their life. Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmia) happen when a heart rhythm is too fast, too slow, or jumping around (irregular).

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New patient survey results show 80% of AF patients say ‘YES’ to the freedom that INR self-monitoring gives them

The purpose of this survey was to help discover patient thoughts and opinions about INR self-monitoring versus clinic visits. Several trials have demonstrated that patient self-monitoring (PSM) by those on long term warfarin significantly improves time in therapeutic range (TTR) and leads to better management outcomes.

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Pharmacists Demand Radical Reform of Care For People With Long Term Conditions

Pharmacists Demand Radical Reform of Care For People With Long Term Conditions

Community pharmacists must be able to routinely prescribe medicines for people with long term conditions and refer them directly to other healthcare professionals to ease the overwhelming demand facing the NHS says the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) in a new report to be launched at the House of Commons on 30th November.

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New medical grade single lead ECG on your WRIST helps discover possible Atrial Fibrillation, a leading cause of stroke in the UK

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