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Insights on Comprehensive Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Insights on Comprehensive Management of Atrial Fibrillation

The Consensus Statement is highly recommended reading for the development of local guidelines for atrial fibrillation management.......[Read More]
Feeling the Pulse

Feeling the Pulse

Is it time for a new strategy successfully control blood pressure? Perhaps a marketing health care campaign might help.......[Read More]
‘Mini-Strokes’ May Increase Risk of Heart Attack

‘Mini-Strokes’ May Increase Risk of Heart Attack

“Mini-strokes” or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) are known to increase risk for stroke, and now new research shows that they may also double your risk for heart attack.......[Read More]
More Dietary Fiber Might Help Thwart Stroke: Study

More Dietary Fiber Might Help Thwart Stroke: Study

Simple measures include adding fruits, veggies to your diet, experts say......[Read More]
How Does MetroGel Work?

How Does MetroGel Work?

Diagnosis of RosaceaMetroGel is used to control outbreaks of a skin disorder known as rosacea. This skin disorder affects the facial region with acne-like bumps as well as covering the face with a red hue. Other signs of rosacea include visible blood vessels on the face and watery,.........[Read More]
Parkinsons Medical Reference

Parkinsons Medical Reference

Find all medical reference articles on Parkinsons at WebMD.......[Read More]
How to Reduce Cholesterol Without Statins

How to Reduce Cholesterol Without Statins

Statins are drugs used to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol (low density lipoprotein, or LDL) in the body. These include Zocor, Crestor, Levacor, Lipitor and more. Statins work by interfering with the production of cholesterol inside your liver. They reduce LDL levels and raise good cholesterol (......[Read More]
Atherogenic

Atherogenic

Atherogenic pertains to the ability to promote the development of atherosclerosis.......[Read More]
Phrenic Nerve Injury During Radiofrequency Ablation

Phrenic Nerve Injury During Radiofrequency Ablation

The authors explore in detail the conduction and temperature profile in and around the canine right phrenic nerve in response to ablation at the ostium of the right superior pulmonary vein.......[Read More]
Children of Divorce Face Higher Stroke Risk

Children of Divorce Face Higher Stroke Risk

When they become adults, children whose parents divorced have twice the stroke risk of people whose parents stayed together , a Canadian study finds.......[Read More]
How to Treat Busted Eye Blood Vessels

How to Treat Busted Eye Blood Vessels

A broken eye blood vessel, also known as "subconjunctival hemorrhage," happens when a small blood vessel breaks underneath the clear surface of the eye known as the conjunctiva. Subconjunctival hemorrhage occurs normally when the eye has been injured or may be even as a result of a strong sneezing a......[Read More]
Is Bleeding a Necessary Evil?

Is Bleeding a Necessary Evil?

Get a comprehensive review on all aspects of bleeding related to antithrombotic agents used in patients with atrial fibrillation.......[Read More]
Pacing Strategies and Phrenic Nerve Stimulation in CRT

Pacing Strategies and Phrenic Nerve Stimulation in CRT

Phrenic nerve stimulation frequently limits cardiac resynchronization therapy delivery. What pacing strategies help to prevent the problem?......[Read More]
Bee-Venom Acupuncture Shows Promise in Parkinson's

Bee-Venom Acupuncture Shows Promise in Parkinson's

Both acupuncture and bee-venom acupuncture improved symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease, a small study shows.......[Read More]
How to Fight LDL Cholesterol With Food

How to Fight LDL Cholesterol With Food

Having elevated low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels can have serious consequences. According to the American Heart Association, a high level of cholesterol in the blood can ultimately lead to coronary heart disease and heart attacks. This is often times the result of years of bad eating......[Read More]
Septic Embolus

Septic Embolus

Learn the definition of the term......[Read More]
Policosanol Benefits

Policosanol Benefits

Policosanol is an alternative treatment for patients with high cholesterol that has been studied extensively in Cuba. If possible, patients with high cholesterol looking for alternative treatments should try and regulate their cholesterol by first manipulating their diet. Consult with your doctor o......[Read More]
Exercise May Help Prevent Parkinson's

Exercise May Help Prevent Parkinson's

People who exercise regularly may be less likely to develop Parkinson's disease -- but leisurely strolls may not be enough, a study shows.......[Read More]
Central Nervous System

Central Nervous System

What is the central nervous system?......[Read More]