Abnormal heartbeat identified in 1 in 20 older adults using wrist-worn wearable and smartphone

Consumer electronics provide a novel route to screen for atrial arrhythmias. A study offered smartphone.

Canadian study suggests it’s time to rethink how we treat atrial fibrillation

A national study led by University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers at the Centre for.

Oxygen deprivation at birth could increase risk of cardiovascular disease

An observational study at Karolinska Institutet shows that babies suffering oxygen-deficiency complications at birth are.

Substance use disorders linked to poor health outcomes in wide range of physical health conditions

People who have a past history of hospitalization because of substance use disorders have much.

New troponin test improves heart attack diagnostics

A new test has been developed in Turku, Finland, that helps in separating heart attack.

Researchers identify best blood thinner for minimizing bleeding risk

A large-scale comparison of direct oral anticoagulants (blood thinners), commonly prescribed for irregular heartbeats, has.

Black patients with atrial fibrillation more likely to experience adverse outcomes

Black patients with atrial fibrillation are less likely to be prescribed newer anticoagulant medications when.

Battery-free, light-powered pacemaker may improve quality of life for heart disease patients

Atrial fibrillation—a form of irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia—leads to more than 454,000 hospitalizations and nearly.

Marijuana, meth, cocaine and opiate use are linked to atrial fibrillation

A new study by UC San Francisco researchers of more than 23 million people concludes.

Researchers identify diabetes drug metformin as potential atrial fibrillation treatment in collaborative research

Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified a common diabetes medication, metformin, as a possible treatment for.