Heart Rhythm

Additional findings from this analysis are scheduled to be presented at Heart Rhythm 2021.

New two-year findings, presented at TVT 2021, suggest that the Watchman FLX device is a safe alternative to long-term oral anticoagulation therapy.

Participation in cardiac rehabilitation programs remains low, the authors wrote, but this study showed that it can make a significant impact on patient outcomes. 

Risk factors such as a high waist circumference, hypertension, cigarette smoking and poor sleep quality put young adults at a greater risk of developing AFib.

Researchers shared their full analysis in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Chronic coffee drinking is not associated with an increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias, according to new findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

There was no significant difference when the athlete had diabetes or hypertension.

The medication is approved for slowing CKD progression in patients with type 2 diabetes. It can also reduce a patient's risk of heart failure hospitalization and cardiovascular death. 

"This is a safe and affordable new data point that can clue us in about who might develop atrial fibrillation," one researcher said. 

Researchers explored the "prolonged physiological impact of COVID-19" in a research letter published in JAMA Network Open.

Regularly eating a Southern-style diet full of added fats, fried foods, processed meats and sugar-sweetened beverages can do harm to a person's cardiovascular system. 

Researchers have developed a new risk score that outperforms previous techniques. 

   
   
   
   
   
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