Cardiology

Daily coffee may lower risk for developing arrhythmia

Regular coffee consumption is associated with a significantly lower risk for arrhythmias, according to a study presented recently as part of the Heart Rhythm Society online meeting: HRS 2020 Science.

Cardiology

Smartphone-operated one-lead ECG detects A-fib, flutter

(HealthDay)—A smartphone-operated one-lead electrocardiography (1L-ECG) device with an integral algorithm can diagnose atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL), according to a study published in the September/October ...

Cardiology

Study highlights readmit factors post atrial flutter ablation

(HealthDay)—Recognition of factors associated with early readmission for patients after atrial flutter (AFL) ablation is necessary for reducing costs and improving quality of life, according to a study published online ...

Cardiology

Years of endurance exercise may raise A-fib/Flutter risk

(HealthDay)—Cumulative years of regular endurance exercise are associated with an increased risk for atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter, according to a study published in the Oct. 15 issue of The American Journal of ...

Cardiology

Genetic test reveals risk of atrial fibrillation and stroke

Many of those who are genetically predisposed to develop atrial fibrillation, which dramatically raises the risk of stroke, can be identified with a blood test. This is shown by new research from Lund University in Sweden.

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