Cardiology News
  • Firefighters have higher heart attack risk 'because of heat'

    Added On : 5th April 2017

    Firefighter tackles a blazeWorking in high temperatures increases the risk of suffering a heart attack, researchers have said.

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  • Doctors tie Zika virus to heart problems in some adults

    Added On : 21st March 2017

    Feb. 1, 2016: In this file photo, a Sucre municipality worker fumigates for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus in the Petare neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela.For the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults.

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  • Pacemakers may malfunction near certain appliances or tools

    Added On : 18th March 2017

    Pacemakers may fail to properly regulate patients' heartbeats near certain appliances and tools that generate electric and magnetic fields, a German study suggests.

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  • Scientists use live human donor hearts to improve AFib treatment

    Added On : 9th February 2017

     Atrial fibrillation (AFib) contributes to nearly 6 million annual deaths in the United States, and standard treatments for the condition— which is linked to obesity, stroke, heart disease and diabetes— are only effective about 70 percent of the time. But researchers at the Ohio State University are trying to improve those numbers by studying cardiac disease in live human donor hearts and creating 3-D maps to better personalize ablation therapy, a common treatment for AFib.

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  • Ablation Procedure Helps 3 out of 4 AFib Patients

    Added On : 26th January 2017

    Image result for heart monitorBut results may not be lasting, and patients may still need to take medications

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  • Robotic sleeve 'hugs' failing hearts

    Added On : 22nd January 2017

    Picture of a robotic sleeve that envelopes the heartScientists have developed a robotic sleeve that can help hearts pump when they are failing.

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  • Brain activity 'key in stress link to heart disease'

    Added On : 16th January 2017

    A woman stressed at workThe effect of constant stress on a deep-lying region of the brain explains the increased risk of heart attack, a study in The Lancet suggests.

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  • 1st Successful CABG Surgery Conducted to a Patient in Jazan

    Added On : 29th December 2016

    Image result for moh logoJazan Health Affairs General Directorate has recently succeeded to conduct the first Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery to a patient in his sixties at the Consultancy Center of King Faisal Medical City (KFMC) for Southern Regions.

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  • Blood test for hidden heart disease

    Added On : 26th December 2016

    heart inside the chestA cheap blood test can predict which apparently healthy patients are at high risk of a heart attack.

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  • Blood test for hidden heart disease

    Added On : 20th December 2016

    heart inside the chestA cheap blood test can predict which apparently healthy patients are at high risk of a heart attack.

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