Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:06
A new research has shown that the moderate consumption of wine and hard liquor alcohol might be associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia.
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 15:35
Doctors at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois, have used a new high-tech catheter device that can improve outcomes of patients treated for atrial fibrillation, the most common irregular heartbeat.
Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 20:41
It is no longer uncommon to see young and apparently healthy people getting a stroke -- and the cause may well be a heart rhythm disorder.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 19:02
People with damage in the small blood vessels of the retina and kidneys are at increased risk to develop the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 15:29
Resveratrol - a compound found in red wine and nuts - can be used to develop new drugs to treat a common heart condition, scientists have found.
Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 14:51
A new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health has found that an abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with faster cognitive decline.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 12:45
Regular dental hygiene visits and taking preventive measures to maintain good oral hygiene can help prevent conditions that can lead to a stroke, research has revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 17:08
Half of people with atrial fibrillation (AF), a condition characterised by irregular heartbeat, say that foods and drinks exacerbate their symptoms, and caffeine is among the most common.