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When the patient had a history of stroke or heart failure, the researchers noted, their prediction model was less accurate. 

The authors emphasized the importance of investing in "substance use treatment, harm reduction, and structural drivers of overdose" as the pandemic continues. 

There are no benefits to treating patients with hydroxychloroquine after they have already been exposed to COVID-19, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Drinking too much alcohol in a given week can put AFib patients at an increased risk of stroke, embolism and other significant health issues.

Obstructive sleep apnea is known to be a "modifiable risk factor" for recurrent AFib, the authors explained. 

A cardiologist detected Sweeney’s condition during a mandatory checkup.

The analysis, published in the American Journal of Cardiology, included data from more than 741,000 adult patients with aortic stenosis. 

The clearance includes multiple algorithms capable of identifying key findings in a 30-second ECG.

The two groups emphasized the importance of shared decision-making and detailed when patients can consider competitive sports. 

Drug therapy is typically recommended for the initial treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation, but new research suggests there could be a more effective way. 

Both supplements are still perfectly safe for patients to take for other reasons, researchers emphasized.