News tagged with heart rhythms
Related topics: atrial fibrillation , sudden cardiac death , heart failure , stroke , heart
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 |
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 |
Researchers have made a major advance in efforts to regenerate damaged hearts.
Medical research Aug 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
Scientists at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle have determined the atomic architecture of a sodium channel. The achievement opens new possibilities for molecular medicine researchers around the world in designing ...
Medical research Jul 13, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Eating fish is good for your heart, but taking fish oil capsules does not help people at high risk of heart problems who are already taking medicines to prevent them, a large study in Italy found.
Cardiology May 08, 2013 | 4 / 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 |
(AP)—Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels.
Cardiology Mar 24, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
For the first time, a UCLA team has used a technique normally employed in treating brain aneurysms to treat severe, life-threatening irregular heart rhythms in two patients.
Cardiology Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
(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 |
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 |
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 |