arrhythmia

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5/23/2017
Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds of Irregular Heartbeat

Study shows the more someone stops breathing at night, the greater the risk of atrial fibrillation

5/9/2017
Energy Drinks May Make Rare Heart Condition More Dangerous

Those with long QT syndrome had spikes in blood pressure, heart muscle recharged more slowly, study found

5/4/2017
Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study

Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims

4/26/2017
Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes

Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythm

4/18/2017
No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat

Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows

3/20/2017
Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study

Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

3/9/2017
Zika Virus May Also Harm the Heart

9 Venezuelan patients developed irregular heartbeat, heart failure after infection, researchers say

2/6/2017
Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise

But those with atrial fibrillation are also more likely to live, study says

1/25/2017
'Ablation' Procedure Helps 3 out of 4 Patients With Irregular Heartbeat

But results may not be lasting, and patients may still need to take medications

11/16/2016
Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners

Half aren't being given these potentially lifesaving medications when discharged from hospital, researchers say

11/16/2016
Many With Common Irregular Heartbeat Unaware of Stroke Risk

Study finds gaps in what patients know about atrial fibrillation

10/17/2016
No Link Between Caffeine, Irregular Heartbeat in Heart Failure Patient Study

Stress test didn't show short-term changes after coffee drinking

10/13/2016
Smartphone Device Detects Undiagnosed Irregular Heartbeat

Cardiologists say more research needed before mass screening for atrial fibrillation can be justified

8/29/2016
People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk

Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low