atrial fibrillation

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12/7/2018
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10/11/2018
The Link Between Heart and Brain Health

Having an irregular heartbeat may increase the risk of dementia.

10/10/2018
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8/27/2018
7/20/2018
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7/10/2018
6/29/2018
Afib and Weight

Weight loss helps reverse progression of common heart disorder

6/28/2018
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10/18/2017
Avoiding Alcohol Helps the Heart Beat Better

Each decade of teetotaling lowers risk of atrial fibrillation, study finds

10/18/2017
Newer Blood Thinners May Not Bring Higher Bleeding Risk

Risk is similar to warfarin, study reports

8/28/2017
Undiagnosed Heart Condition 'AFib' May Be Common, Study Suggests

Continuous long-term monitoring led to diagnosis in 1 out of 3 high-risk adults

8/10/2017
Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat

And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

7/14/2017
Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular Rhythm

Study shows a link between on-the-job hours and atrial fibrillation, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect

6/26/2017
Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib Patients

They're likelier to prescribe blood thinners than primary care doctors, study finds

6/19/2017
Major Heart Group Says Doctor-Patient Talks Are Key

Info needs to be tailored to patient's needs, level of understanding

6/5/2017
Are Many A-Fib Patients Getting the Wrong Dose?

Study of newer blood thinners finds 16 percent receive too much or too little medication

5/24/2017
Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

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

5/17/2017
Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide

Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

5/15/2017
Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes

Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks

5/12/2017
Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

4/10/2017
Taller, Bigger Women May Face Irregular Heartbeat Risk

Chances of atrial fibrillation rise along with body size, but remain low overall, study says

3/22/2017
Heart Drug Digoxin May Raise Death Risk for Some Patients: Study

Those with irregular heartbeat are especially vulnerable right after starting the medicine, researcher says

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

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