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The ECG device the size of a credit card
Named ‘Wiwe’, the device uses an intelligent algorithm which evaluates the properties of the ECG wave to calculate if there is a risk of atrial fibrillation related stroke or sudden cardiac arrest.
Health MOT bid to root out 'silent killer' conditions
People could be given a health MOT in plans to cut early deaths and prevent heart disease, it is reported. Seven million people are said to be unaware they suffer from conditions including high blood pressure, high cholesterol or irregular heartbeat - with the NHS looking to increase early detection of these so-called "silent killers".
War on heart deaths: Millions to be offered tests for 'silent killer' trio of high blood pressure, cholesterol and irregular heartbeats after one in nine Britons go undiagnosed
Millions are to be offered checks at GP surgeries and pharmacies in an NHS drive to prevent heart disease and early deaths.
Cardiac Rhythm News - 11 August 2017
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August Medical e-News 2017
Keep up to date with all the news and updates for this month.
ECG risk score may predict sudden cardiac arrest in certain patients
Participants in the control group had risk factors for sudden cardiac arrest, but did not have a history of ventricular arrhythmias or cardiac arrest.
Interview with Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder & Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance
Arrhythmia Alliance is a coalition of charities, patient groups, patients, carers, healthcare professionals, policy-makers, politicians, allied professionals and all those involved in the care of or affected by cardiac arrhythmias. Arrhythmia Alliance works in collaboration to improve diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for all those suffering with arrhythmias.
Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder and CEO, Arrhythmia Alliance explains why we should all be more "pulse aware".
Trudie spoke to Gary Burgham on Monday's Mornings & More to explain why we should all be more "pulse aware".
Heart Rhythm Week: What are the symptoms of arrhythmia? Heart conditions explained
This year, the theme is ‘Identifying the Undiagnosed Person’, with 100 Know Your Pulse events directed towards taking pulse checks, identifying people with the condition and making people pulse aware.