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Patients who have had an irregular heart beat can’t ever be considered ‘cured’, say researchers

Patients with an abnormal heart rhythm that can leave them at a higher risk of suffering from stroke still need treatment even after their heart rhythm seems to have returned to normal, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

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Finger on the pulse - When it comes to our hearts

When it comes to our hearts, what we 'feel' isn't always the best indicator of what's going on below the surface.

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Thousands of people with an irregular heartbeat could be cured thanks to a pioneering 'electric' balloon

Thousands of people with an irregular heartbeat could be cured thanks to a pioneering technique that uses a high-tech balloon.

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Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder and CEO, Arrhythmia Alliance discusses arrhythmias

Scroll to 1hr 50mins in to hear Trudie Lobban discuss arrhythmias.

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Doctors have called for urgent measures for fainting

These rules everyone should know. Syncope is a common phenomenon that can be dangerous to health and life of the victim. How to give first aid for fainting and to bring man to life? CAUSES OF SYNCOPE. Often, vasodilation occurs too much, causing the brain not got oxygen. Thus, due to the effect of ...

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'Don't push so hard:' Doctors say fainting on the toilet can be avoided in some cases

TORONTO — Sitting on the toilet in her Washington, D.C., apartment dripping with sweat and feeling like she was about to pass out, Ami Sanchez thought, “No! I can’t die on the can!” as she dialled 911.

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Drinking three of coffee, tea every day may reduce the risk of stroke: Study

AFib is the most common heart rhythm disorder, causes the heart to beat rapidly and skip beats, and if left untreated, can cause strokes. The results suggest that caffeine intake of up to 300 mg per day may be safe for arrhythmic patients. "There is a public perception, often based on anecdotal experience ...

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Implantation of world's smallest pacemaker in Super Speciality Hospital

Dr. Sushil Sharma, HOD Cardiology, GMC, Jammu under the guidance of renowned cardiologist and electro physiologist Dr T.S Kler conducted the first leadless percutaneous permanent pacemaker implantation in a patient, who was admitted to the hospital after cardiac arrest with abnormal heartbeats.

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April Patient e-News 2018

Check out all the latest from us this month all in one place.

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New leadless pacemakers carry reduced risks of complications and are less invasive

In a standard system, the pacemaker is implanted under the skin just below the collarbone. A lead (wire) extends to the patient's heart. The new leadless pacemaker does not have any wires. It also is miniaturized so the electronics, battery and delivery system are contained in one unit the size of a large ...

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