Atrial Fibrillation News

A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women - WebMD



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A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women 
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MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men develop a dangerous type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation a decade earlier than women, a new study suggests. And while being overweight increased odds for the condition in both sexes, those ...
Study: Men develop atrial fibrillation a decade earlier than women UPI.com
Men face a greater heart attack risk ONE DECADE earlier than women as they are more vulnerable to the effects of ... Daily Mail
AF develops earlier in men vs. women Healio
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Atrial Fibrillation Associated With Cognitive Decline - Neurology Advisor



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Atrial Fibrillation Associated With Cognitive Decline 
Neurology Advisor
Atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients without stroke is independently associated with cognitive decline, according to study results published in the European Journal of Neurology. A total of 4983 patients (57% women; mean age, 65.4 years) were enrolled ...

 


A-fib strikes men a decade earlier than women - Medical News Today



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A-fib strikes men a decade earlier than women 
Medical News Today
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a type of irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia. It is a condition in which the atria ? or the upper chambers of the heart ? quiver or flutter as they pump blood into the lower chambers, or the ventricles. The irregular ...

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Top five treatment options for Atrial fibrillation - fox2now.com



Top five treatment options for Atrial fibrillation 
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. _September is Atrial fibrillation Awareness Month. If you have a-fib, consult your doctor and create a plan. Be proactive about it. There is reasonable data that says the longer you have a-fib, the harder it is to treat. Washington ...

 


Smartphone apps launched for atrial fibrillation patients and their healthcare providers - European Society of Cardiology (press release)



Smartphone apps launched for atrial fibrillation patients and their healthcare providers 
European Society of Cardiology (press release)
Sophia Antipolis, 10 Oct 2017: Novel smartphone and tablet applications (apps) for atrial fibrillation patients and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts. The objectives and design of the apps are outlined in a paper published ...

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Predominant Sleep Disorders in Atrial Fibrillation Classified by Apneas and Hypopneas - The Cardiology Advisor



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Predominant Sleep Disorders in Atrial Fibrillation Classified by Apneas and Hypopneas 
The Cardiology Advisor
Using apneas and hypopneas compared with apneas only affects the classification of predominant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) significantly among patients who are hospitalized for atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a retrospective study published in ...

 


Smartphone Heart Monitor Beats Doctors at Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation - IEEE Spectrum



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Smartphone Heart Monitor Beats Doctors at Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation 
IEEE Spectrum
Photo: AliveCor With the Kardia Mobile, users can take 30-second electrocardiograms to determine whether their heart rate is normal and healthy. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a condition where the heartbeat becomes erratic and the upper chambers of the ...

 


Study aims to improve early detection of atrial fibrillation - News-Medical.net



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Study aims to improve early detection of atrial fibrillation 
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A new clinical study on the early detection of atrial fibrillation at home is starting at the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK). This cardiac arrhythmia is responsible for a quarter of all strokes; and yet the risk of patients with ...

 


Post-Stroke Atrial Fibrillation Increases Risk for Cognitive Deficits - The Cardiology Advisor



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Post-Stroke Atrial Fibrillation Increases Risk for Cognitive Deficits 
The Cardiology Advisor
The presence of atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk for poststroke cognitive impairment (PSCI), regardless of whether or not treatment for AF-associated infarcts is performed, according to a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

 


Atrial fibrillation usually noticed as a fluttering in the chest | Ask A Doctor - Herald Times Reporter



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Atrial fibrillation usually noticed as a fluttering in the chest | Ask A Doctor 
Herald Times Reporter
Answer: You ask a great question, as September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. Atrial fibrillation, also known as AF or AFib, is a type of rapid, irregular heartbeat. It's the most common type of irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia. AFib occurs ...