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Unrecognized atrial fibrillation may be to blame for up to 40% of unexplained strokes.
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.
Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating — increasing the burden on the U.S. healthcare system.
Current and recent use of painkillers/anti-inflammatories may be linked to a heightened risk of an irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) among older adults.
Atrial fibrillation, long considered the most common condition leading to an irregular heartbeat, is a growing and serious global health problem.
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.
U.S. hospitalizations and costs of care for atrial fibrillation nearly doubled from 1998 to 2010, according to research presented.
Stroke is the second cause of death worldwide.
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