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June 26, 2014

Air pollution linked to AF and pulmonary embolism

Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF) and pulmonary embolism, although the impact of pollution on directly increasing risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke is less clear, according to a large study published recently in Heart.1

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December 1, 2011

Telehealth service – increased NHS efficiency?

A recently-launched telemonitoring service (HomePodĀ®, Telehealth Solutions) for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes and chronic heart failure could could save the NHS over Ā£70 million in two years, from the cost of COPD patient care alone, according to calculations from the provider.1

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March 3, 2011

Telehealth programme reduces hospital admissions

Remote treatment of patients with long-term conditions, including cardiovascular disease and stroke, could yield considerable NHS savings through reducing hospital admissions, according to results revealed recently by Birmingham OwnHealth from their ongoing telehealth programme.

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January 13, 2011

Australian AF admissions reach epidemic levels

The National Stroke Foundation of Australia is this year, 2011, aiming to save 110,000 people from stroke-induced death and disability over a 10-year period. The foundation is at the forefront of educating the public about the link between atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke, as well as promoting greater awareness among healthcare professionals.

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