News tagged with irregular heartbeat

Easy-to-use blood thinners likely to replace Coumadin

Within a few years, a new generation of easy-to-use blood-thinning drugs will likely replace Coumadin for patients with irregular heartbeats who are at risk for stroke, according to a journal article by Loyola University ...

Feb 06, 2012
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Changes in one heart molecule lead to arrhythmia

(Medical Xpress) -- A University at Albany biologist and his research team have discovered that a tiny cardiac molecule may have major implications for understanding irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia. Haijun ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Anti-clot drug recommended for new approval in EU

(AP)—Advisers to European Union regulators have recommended approval of a new anti-clotting drug for use by adults with a common irregular heart rhythm that boosts risk of strokes or blood clots, drugmakers Bristol-Myers ...

Sep 21, 2012
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Clogged heart arteries can foreshadow stroke

Blockages in your heart arteries could mean you're more likely to have a stroke, even if you're considered low risk, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

Feb 28, 2013
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