News tagged with heart rates

Heart rate variability linked to atrial fibrillation

(HealthDay)—Low resting short-term heart rate variability (HRV) is associated with increased incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a study published in the Jan. 24 issue of the Journal of the American College ...

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Heart-related deaths spike at Christmas

Heart-related deaths spike during Christmas, but the effect may have nothing to do with the cold winter season, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American ...

Dec 22, 2016
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The effects of holiday stress on your body and mind

While you bake, deck the halls and try to pick out the perfect gift, there are stressors on your body that you may not recognize that are affecting your overall well-being. It may be no coincidence you get that annual flu ...

Dec 16, 2016
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Smoke + hot temperatures = increased SIDS risk

Researchers are a step closer to understanding why cigarette smoke exposure during pregnancy may increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is the unexplained, sudden death of a child younger than one ...

Nov 16, 2016
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