Heart Rhythm Disorder
The rate of strokes suffered by Australians has dropped over the past 20 years, while strokes caused by an irregular heartbeat now account for one third of all strokes, according to new research led by the University of Adelaide.
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center have developed a new 3-D technology that for the first time allows cardiologists the ability to see the precise source of atrial fibrillation ...
Cardiology May 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Through a collaborative genome-wide study on individuals, researchers have discovered 14 new genetic variations that are associated with heart rate. Since heart rate is a marker of cardiovascular health, these findings could ...
Genetics Apr 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Australians are being warned of a higher risk of stroke caused by the nation's most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation.
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The same kind of exercise that can bring peace to your mind may bring peace to your heart as well.
Cardiology Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team led by Vanderbilt University investigators has discovered two new genes – both coding for the signaling protein calmodulin – associated with severe early-onset disorders of heart rhythm. The findings, reported ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international study led by King's College London has identified a new genetic variant associated with stroke. By exploring the genetic variants linked with blood clotting – a process that can lead to a stroke – scientists ...
Neuroscience Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People with a common heart rhythm problem may be able to decrease their symptoms by adding gentle yoga to their treatment regimen, a small study suggests.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The blood thinner Pradaxa should not be used to prevent stroke or blood clots in patients with mechanical heart valves, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a warning issued Wednesday.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a condition in which the heart suddenly stops pumping blood. When this occurs, blood stops flowing to the brain and other major organs. Recent estimates show that approximately 850,000 people ...
Cardiology Oct 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The 2012 expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation was developed by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a registered branch of the European ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (Afib) is safe and suppresses arrhythmia recurrences in 74% of patients after a single procedure, according to results from the one-year follow-up of the Atrial Fibrillation Ablation ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Obesity triggers atrial fibrillation in fertile women, according to research presented today at the ESC Congress 2012 by Dr Deniz Karasoy from Denmark.
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) who cannot take blood thinners now have an alternative to reduce their risk of stroke, which is five times more common in people with the rhythm disorder. The non-surgical procedure ...
Cardiology May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A recent study conducted by Northwestern Medicine® researchers published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, reveals that patients with an abnormal heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation (A-fib ...
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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