heart rhythm disorder

Girl survives but her horse dies of electrocution


June 18th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian schoolgirl was injured but the horse she was riding died after both of them suffered an electric shock.According to Komsomolskaya Pravda tabloid, the ... Read more...

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Yoga reduces irregular heartbeat and anxiety


April 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 4 (ANI): A new US study has revealed that yoga can halve the number of episodes of a potentially dangerous irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, and improve the symptoms ... Read more...

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Delayed-enhancement MRI may predict, prevent strokes


February 9th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Researchers have found that delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance imaging (DE-MRI) holds promise for predicting the risks of strokes.The discovery was made by researchers at the University of Utah's Comprehensive ... Read more...

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Having relative with atrial fibrillation ‘ups own risk’


November 14th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has found that people who have a first-degree relative with atrial fibrillation (AF) are at increased risk themselves for the potentially deadly heart rhythm disorder.The ... Read more...

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Why people die from sudden cardiac arrest during sleep


July 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): The mystery connected with why people die from sudden cardiac arrest during sleep has been solved by scientists at The University of Manchester.The pioneering research, using detailed computer ... Read more...

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Cardiac procedure cuts risk of Alzheimer’s disease and stroke


May 14th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Catheter ablation, treatment of the most common heart rhythm disorder, significantly reduces the risk of stroke, mortality, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, researchers have found.The finding, ... Read more...

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Catheter treatment better than drugs for irregular heartbeats


January 27th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that treating a common heart rhythm disorder by burning heart tissue with a catheter works dramatically better than drug treatments.The study's lead author ... Read more...

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New drug shows promise to reduce stroke risk


August 31st, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): A new drug developed as an alternative to popular drug warfarin, also used as rat poison, has been found to significantly reduce stroke risk.Generally, patients at risk of ... Read more...

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Patients with irregular heartbeat 44pct more likely to develop Alzheimer’s


May 16th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study from Intermountain Medical Centre in Salt Lake City has found that people with atrial fibrillation, a fairly common heart rhythm disorder, are 44 percent more ... Read more...

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Gene variant that causes fatal heart rhythm disorder identified


October 8th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Iowa and colleagues in France have identified a gene variant that causes a potentially fatal human heart rhythm disorder called sinus node ... Read more...

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