Latest cardiac arrhythmia Stories
ARVD is an inherited cardiovascular disorder and one of the most common causes of sudden death in athletes and young healthy adults.
Many patients are responding to a new, minimally invasive way of treating irregular heartbeats by freezing out the bad cells.
Urgent coordinated action from national governments, medical societies and patient organizations is needed to avoid a public health crisis resulting from the tide of preventable strokes that leave many people with atrial fibrillation (AF) mentally and physically disabled or dead, every year.
The heartbeat is the result of rhythmic contractions of the heart muscle, which are in turn regulated by electrical signals called action potentials.
A different approach to studying the heart may uncover paths for new and improved cardiac treatments.
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