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atrial fibrillation

Irregular heartbeat, stroke more likely in tall people

Taller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study.

16 Nov 2019 11:11 AM

US Doctor saves man’s life using Apple Watch 4

The Apple Watch Series 4 can detect irregularities in heartbeats and records the information.

24 Jun 2019 6:36 PM

Apple Watch may spot heart problem but more research needed

People who received an alert were supposed to consult a study doctor via telemedicine and then wear an EKG patch.

18 Mar 2019 11:44 AM

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large US study

Researchers hope the technology can assist in early detection of atrial fibrillation, the most common form of irregular heart beat.

17 Mar 2019 11:52 AM

Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems

Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that’s often used to treat arthritis and other painful joint conditions.

22 Sep 2018 2:10 PM


Work stress may lead to irregular heart rate: Study

Work stress has previously been linked with coronary heart disease.

06 Jun 2018 12:20 PM

Smoking, boozing boosts atrial fibrillation

The researchers identified smoking, alcohol consumption, body mass index, blood pressure, diabetes.

01 May 2018 4:14 PM

Risk of irregular heart rhythm rises with weight and age

For each additional 10 pounds, the atrial fibrillation rate increases by 31% in men and by 18% in women.

28 Oct 2017 11:35 AM

Anti-stroke drugs also protect against dementia: study

The strong link with dementia suggests blood thinners are responsible for lowering risk, but clinical trials would be needed.

25 Oct 2017 2:16 PM


Working overtime could kill you, says new study

Working for more than 50 hours a week increases risk of heart failure and stroke.

23 Aug 2017 4:52 PM