December 20, 2013
A major review on the relationship between atrial fibrillation (AF) and cancer has been undertaken by researchers from the University of Athens Medical School, Greece. Their report1 was published recently in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
November 20, 2013
Women have greater shortness of breath than men when exercising due to greater electrical activation of their respiratory muscles, shows a study published recently in Experimental Physiology.1
October 30, 2013
Psychological interventions halve deaths and cardiovascular events in heart disease patients, according to research presented at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2013, held recently in Madrid, Spain.
September 18, 2013
The first European statement1 concerning the diagnosis and management of paediatric arrhythmias has been published recently in Europace.
August 30, 2013
Discontinuing compressive stockings for standard care in all UK stroke units did not increase venous thromboembolism incidence in routine clinical practice, according to a study1 published recently in Stroke.
July 30, 2013
The White Book1 released recently by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), highlights “enormous underprovision of arrhythmia services in the UK,” according to co-author Dr Stephen Furniss (President of Heart Rhythm UK). The White Book was launched at EHRA EUROPACE 2013, held recently in Athens, Greece.
June 20, 2013
A moderate case of obstructive sleep apnoea can significantly increase a person’s risk for sudden cardiac death, according to the largest study1 of its kind published online recently in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
May 22, 2013
A comprehensive statement of recommendations on the proper diagnosis and management of patients with inherited primary arrhythmia syndromes was presented recently at the Heart Rhythm Society’s 34th Annual Scientific Sessions, held in Denver, Colorado (USA).
April 26, 2013
Mild and severe psoriasis are associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction and stroke, while severe psoriasis is also associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality, according to a study1 published recently in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
March 27, 2013
Radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) is superior to rate control for improving exercise performance in individuals with heart failure, according to a study published recently in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.1
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