Atrial fibrillation (A-fib), a common irregularity of the heartbeat (arrhythmia), has been shown to be a major cause of strokes. Now even silent strokes are linked to this condition. Blood thinning is a necessity to prevent them.
New large study shows that the common arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation (AF), long known to result from heart ailments, may also cause heart attacks.
A commonly-used heart drug, digoxin, has never passed a controlled-study test to see if it s both safe and effective for patients with atrial fibrillation. A large VA retrospective analysis shows that it may be even riskier than suspected: maybe time for it to go.
A new review shows a link between consumption of an NSAID pain reliever and the arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation. Is it real, that is, causal? Stay tuned, it s not impossible.
Neurology group issues new guidelines on stroke prevention among people with irregular heartbeats atrial fibrillation, mainly. In summary: be more aggressive with blood thinners (anticoagulants).
A new study in JAMA shows that, aside from or in addition to well-known methods to control or correct atrial fibrillation (AF) drugs and electrical cardioversion/shock simply losing weight was