Abnormal Heart Rhythms

Study discovers new way to prevent some strokes

Larry Ambrose woke up one night, wandered into his kitchen but couldn't completely read the time on his microwave. A few days later when he noticed his blood pressure was unusually high, he went to the hospital ...

Feb 18, 2014
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Rhythm of heart revealed by 3D X-ray

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the University have developed a new X-ray technique to identify tissue fibres in the heart that ensure the muscle beats in a regular rhythm.

Apr 26, 2012
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