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UCSD uses heat energy to fix odd heart beat

(Medical Xpress) -- UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is now offering patients with atrial fibrillation the breakthrough benefits of heat energy, or radio frequency waves, to irreversibly alter heart tissue that ...

Feb 17, 2012
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CT scans for dizziness in the ER: Worth the cost?

Performing CT scans in the emergency department for patients experiencing dizziness may not be worth the expense – an important finding from Henry Ford Hospital researchers as hospitals across the country look for ways ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Cassava - not always so healthy

Cassava based products are establishing a growing foothold in the Australian health food market, however, new research shows that some imported products contain dangerous levels of the poison cyanide.

Sep 22, 2011
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Dizziness refers to an impairment in spatial perception and stability. The term is somewhat imprecise. It can be used to mean vertigo, presyncope, disequilibrium, or a non-specific feeling such as giddiness or foolishness.

One can induce dizziness by engaging in disorientating activities such as spinning.

A stroke is the cause of isolated dizziness in 0.7% of people who present to the emergency room.

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