A small device synced to a smartphone may help identify irregular heartbeats, which can be potentially fatal. Irregular heartbeat, or atrial fibrillation, is a known risk factor for stroke, but often goes undiagnosed. Hopefully, this new device can be… Read More
A serious heart condition known as atrial fibrillation – irregular heart rhythm – has been found to have deadlier consequences in blacks than in whites. Atrial fibrillation affects roughly one percent of Americans and over five percent of those over… Read More
Atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) risk and diabetes mellitus have been found to be linked in a new study. The study was conducted on the general population in China where researchers found that diabetes mellitus is a stand-alone risk factor for… Read More
Many patients with atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) are not receiving stroke-prevention treatments. This is problematic because having atrial fibrillation is a known risk factor for stroke. Lead study author Dr. Jonathan Hsu said, “The findings of our study are surprising… Read More
A new study has found another possible benefit from the flu shot – protection against atrial fibrillation (irregular heart beat), which is a risk factor for stroke. The study included 57,000 people from Taiwan. The researchers found a significant link… Read More
Did you know that this Friday was a National Wear Red Day, raising awareness about the risk of stroke, heart attack, STEMI, artery disease, and heart disease in women? Although heart disease is a number one killer in women, 80… Read More
Botox prevents atrial fibrillation arrhythmia after bypass surgery, according to the latest findings.
Botox is commonly used as a filler to get rid of fine lines and wrinkles, but researcher published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Arrhythmia and … Read More