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Latest Familial atrial fibrillation Stories

2014-10-14 23:09:53

Unrecognized atrial fibrillation may be to blame for up to 40% of unexplained strokes.

2014-06-28 09:50:54

Larry Ambrose was diagnosed as having a stroke a few days after he woke up one night, wandered into his kitchen and couldn't read the time on his microwave.

2014-05-20 10:13:27

Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating — increasing the burden on the U.S. healthcare system.

2014-04-09 10:49:01

Current and recent use of painkillers/anti-inflammatories may be linked to a heightened risk of an irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) among older adults.

2013-12-18 13:43:15

Atrial fibrillation, long considered the most common condition leading to an irregular heartbeat, is a growing and serious global health problem.

2013-12-03 11:10:10

A commonly used heart monitor may be a simple tool for predicting the risk of atrial fibrillation, the most frequently diagnosed type of irregular heart rhythm.

2013-11-19 12:09:02

U.S. hospitalizations and costs of care for atrial fibrillation nearly doubled from 1998 to 2010, according to research presented.

2013-09-02 09:56:52

Stroke is the second cause of death worldwide.


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'.