Atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients with Ischaemic Stroke

Atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients with Ischaemic Stroke

by Gabrielle Taylor June 15, 2017

The study revealed that, after non-large-artery stroke, three 10-day Holter-electrocardiograms (ECGs) increased the detection rate of atrial fibrillation by 9% compared with standard care involving only one 24 hour Holter-ECG.

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Take your heart in your own hands

Take your heart in your own hands

by Gabrielle Taylor April 27, 2017

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Are your painkillers killing you?

Are your painkillers killing you?

by Gabrielle Taylor February 23, 2017

As a consumer, you’re probably aware of some of the side effects of your common over-the-counter pain killers. You take precautionary methods to protect yourself, such as only ever taking ibuprofen with food to avoid stomach ulcers. But what about the side effects you can’t prevent with a little lining of the stomach?

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Microscopic spaces, huge impacts

Microscopic spaces, huge impacts

by Gabrielle Taylor January 17, 2017

The size and nature of the space between cells can determine the risk of sudden cardiac death and, if those spaces can be modulated...

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Fulfilling an unmet need for detection of Atrial Fibrillation - MyDiagnostik

Fulfilling an unmet need for detection of Atrial Fibrillation - MyDiagnostik

by Gabrielle Taylor November 24, 2016

Atrial Fibrillation: heard much about it? It’s hugely common, yet rarely diagnosed in a proactive fashion. And if you, or someone you are close to, are over 65 years of age, undiagnosed AF can be fatal.

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