News tagged with abnormal heart rhythm
Programming an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) with a long-detection interval compared with a standard-detection interval resulted in a reduction in anti-tachycardia pacing episodes, ICD shocks delivered, and ...
Cardiology May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's warning that high doses of the antidepressant citalopram can cause potentially serious abnormal heart rhythms might be doing more harm than good.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A fundamental discovery reported in the March 1st issue of the journal Nature, uncovers the first molecular evidence linking the body's natural circadian rhythms to sudden cardiac death (SCD). Ventricular arrhythmias, or abn ...
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have found new evidence that metabolic stress can increase the onset of atrial arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation (AF), a common heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate. ...
Cardiology Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A family of proteins named after Popeye play an essential role in allowing the heart to respond to stress, according to a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The fi ...
Medical research Feb 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
UC Davis researchers have developed an accurate computer model to test the effects of medications for arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm, before they are used in patients.
Medical research Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
What do sweaty palms and abnormal heart rhythms have in common? Both can be initiated by the nervous system during adrenaline-driven "flight or fight" stress reaction when the body senses danger.
Cardiology Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Having diabetes doubles a person's risk of dying after a heart attack, but the reason for the increased risk is not clear. A new University of Iowa study suggests the link may lie in the over-activation of an important heart ...
Cardiology Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A 2011 warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the popular antidepressant citalopram (Celexa) left many patients and physicians with more questions than answers. Now an analysis of the medical records of ...
Medications Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sudden cardiac death is a risk for patients with heart failure because the calcium inside their heart cells is not properly controlled and this can lead to an irregular heartbeat. New findings published in PLoS ONE, which ...
Medical research Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new anticoagulant called apixaban is superior to warfarin in preventing stroke with consistent effects across a wide range of stroke and bleeding risk in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to Duke University Medical ...
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A drug used to treat multiple sclerosis may also be effective at preventing and reversing the leading cause of heart attack, a new study has found.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Each year, as many as 500,000 Americans experience mini strokes called transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Family members didn't give CPR for cardiac arrests as often as passers-by or friends in a Japanese study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm, affecting 2.5 million Americans. If left undetected or untreated, atrial fibrillation can lead to stroke. Determining who is at increased risk for atrial ...
Cardiology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0