My heart rate is 100 beats a minute when I wake up. Would an ablation help? DR MARTIN SCURR answers
MARTIN SCURR: Your rapid heartbeat is most likely a feature of your atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common abnormal heart rhythm disorder that affects 1.4 million people in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia: What Do We Know? Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia: What Do We Know?
Cardiologists Jag Singh and Jared Bunch discuss the link between atrial fibrillation and cognitive dysfunction, including vascular dementia and Alzheimer ' s disease.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 25, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Cadrenal Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CVKD) Granted FDA Fast Track Designation for Tecarfarin for Prevention of Systemic Thromboembolism of Cardiac Origin in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease and Atrial Fibrillation
PONTE VEDRA, Fla., Jan. 23, 2023 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Cadrenal Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CVKD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing tecarfarin, a clinical-stage novel cardiorenal therapy with orphan drug designation, anno... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Cadrenal Therapeutics, tecarfarin, thromboembolism, ESRD , AFib (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 23, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Two ‘eating behaviours’ that may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation 'nearly twofold'
Experts believe that eating at unsociable hours could damage the heart by disrupting the body's circadian rhythms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk for New AF Climbs With Cardiometabolic Comorbidity Burden Risk for New AF Climbs With Cardiometabolic Comorbidity Burden
A larger burden of cardiometabolic disorders incurs a higher lifetime risk of atrial fibrillation, the effect more pronounced among women, suggests a cohort study.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 20, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Father and son develop severe atrial fibrillation after 'rapidly ingesting' same dessert
Heart arrhythmia is a well-known precursor for deadly cardiac events like stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Persistent Afib: More Extensive Catheter Ablation Fails to Reduce Episodes
(MedPage Today) -- Electrophysiologists hoping to improve upon ablation therapy for persistent atrial fibrillation (Afib, AF) found no success going the extra mile to isolate the patient's left atrial posterior wall, according to a randomized trial... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 10, 2023 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Atrial Fibrillation: Sex Differences and Modifiable Risk Factors Atrial Fibrillation: Sex Differences and Modifiable Risk Factors
Who has more AF: men or women? Do vitamin D or omega-3s make a difference?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Risk of bleeding after ground-level falls in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation and warfarin therapy - Bezak B, Vachalcova MB, Kissova V, Michalek P, Stevlik J, Jackuliak P, Stevove M, Uher T, Bohm A.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate bleeding risk in patients treated with VKAs after ground-level falls, considering the type and severity of bleeding. METHODS: The study was designed as a retrospective cohort study and included a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Which DOAC Is Cost-Effective in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis? Which DOAC Is Cost-Effective in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis?
Until recently, clinicians had little evidence to guide their decisions about the most effective and safe treatment for the oldest patients with atrial fibrillation and recent stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

DOAC or VKA for Elderly Patients With Recent Stroke and AF? DOAC or VKA for Elderly Patients With Recent Stroke and AF?
Until recently, clinicians had little evidence to guide their decisions about the most effective and safe treatment for the oldest patients with atrial fibrillation and recent stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 3, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

DOACs or Vitamin K Antagonists for Patients ≥ 85 With AF and Recent Stroke? DOACs or Vitamin K Antagonists for Patients ≥ 85 With AF and Recent Stroke?
Until recently, clinicians had little evidence to guide their decisions about the most effective and safe treatment for the oldest patients with atrial fibrillation and recent stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 3, 2023 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Rate Versus Rhythm Control for AF: Has the Debate Been Settled? Rate Versus Rhythm Control for AF: Has the Debate Been Settled?
This commentary details the pros and cons of rate vs. rhythm control in patients with atrial fibrillation, summarizing recent studies. For which patients is rhythm control preferable?Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Process Optimization for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Process Optimization for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
This study analysed the effect of process optimization using the ' Lean Six Sigma ' method on procedural parameters, safety, and acute procedural efficacy of cryoPVI ablation for atrial fibrillation.Europace (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Reduced eGFR Linked to Increased Mortality in A-Fib
THURSDAY, Dec. 22, 2022 -- Moderately-to-severely reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), specifically among those with lower... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news