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November 24, 2015

Brisk walking best exercise for keeping weight down

People over the age of 50 and women of all ages are more likely to have a lower weight if they regularly engage in high impact walking, compared to doing another vigorous activity like going to the gym, according to a study recently released by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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November 24, 2015

Government blocks first aid bill that could save thousands of lives each year

Three major UK charities have today declared their disappointment at the Government’s failure to back a Private Members’ Bill to ensure all young people are given the opportunity to learn first aid in secondary schools, despite mass public support.

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November 24, 2015

Thumb-ECG – innovation to identify AF and prevent stroke

There is growing interest in an innovative thumb-electrocardiogram (ECG) system for remote arrhythmia investigation and stroke prevention (Zenicor-ECG, Zenicor Medical Systems), which apparently detects up to four times more atrial fibrillation than a conventional Holter ECG.

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October 30, 2015

Gene linked to heart disease in women

Researchers have identified a gene which is linked to an increased risk of heart disease in women, according to a study published recently in Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.1

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October 30, 2015

Does heart rate control improve outcome in AF?

Mortality risk is lower for atrial fibrillation patients receiving rate-control treatment with β-blockers or calcium channel blockers, and the use of β-blockers is associated with the largest risk reduction, according to a study published recently in Circulation.1

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October 30, 2015

New roadmap to improve AF management

The report from the 5th Atrial Fibrillation Network association (AFNET)/European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) consensus conference has been published recently in EP Europace,1 aiming to provide a roadmap to improve the quality of AF management.

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October 30, 2015

Report shows poor interest in disease prevention in the UK

There is a clear gap between what Britons know they should be doing to prevent illness and what they are doing to actively manage their health, according to a report launched recently by Philips Healthcare. However, the report, which surveyed over 2,000 members of the British public and 400 healthcare professionals (HCPs), also shows the potential for data and technology to help people break free from this inertia and take increased responsibility.

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October 30, 2015

Pacemakers identify AF to help stroke prevention

Pacemakers identify atrial fibrillation (AF) and enable initiation of anticoagulation to prevent strokes, according to research presented at Acute Cardiovascular Care 2015, held recently in Vienna, Austria.1

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October 30, 2015

Blackouts and near drownings may signal sudden death risk

Blackouts and near drowning events may signal an increased risk of sudden death, according to research presented at the South Africa Heart Congress 2015, held recently in Rustenburg, South Africa

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October 30, 2015

Drugs and devices – European Society of Cardiology highlights

A record-breaking meeting of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) was held in London this year with 33,000 delegates from all over the world attending the five-day congress from 29th August–2nd September 2015. The British Journal of Cardiology (BJC) presents highlights from the meeting in their report, and in an accompanying podcast.

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