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Sleep apnea common in atrial fibrillation patients

A study involving cardiac patients at the University Hospital of Umeå shows that over 80 percent of patients treated for atrial fibrillation also have sleep apnea - a condition with pauses in breathing during sleep. The ...

Sep 11, 2017
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Diagnosing chest pain quickly

Two protocols for quickly and safely evaluating patients presenting to emergency departments with chest pain are being adopted by Australian hospitals.

Sep 11, 2017
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Miniature implant hopes to bypass heart failure

A miniaturised heart implant is one of the most promising ways in which scientists are hoping to tackle cardiovascular disease, the world's biggest killer, which claims the lives of almost 2 million people every year in ...

Sep 04, 2017
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