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Latest cardiac arrhythmia Stories

2012-03-02 05:54:46

What if reconstructing your family tree could possibly help save your life?

2012-02-29 10:31:13

Reconstructing family trees dating back to 1811, Dutch researchers have estimated the death risk for people with inherited heart rhythm disorders.

2012-02-28 10:35:00

An irregular heartbeat — atrial fibrillation — is a strong predictor of cognitive decline and the loss of independence in daily activities in older people at risk of cardiovascular disease.

Cardiac Death Controlled By Circadian Clock
2012-02-23 05:49:51

Researchers have discovered a new link between the time of day and sudden cardiac death (SCD). Abnormal heart rhythms are the most common cause of sudden cardiac death, which happens most often in the morning hours, followed by a smaller peak during the evening hours.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.