This common heart condition puts you at increased risk of having a stroke, especially if you also have high blood pressure. But our new research shows what you can do to lower your risk.
Wearables and smartwatches can track your pulse – but if you’re using them to scan for irregular heart rhythms, there are some things you should know.
Auditory processing disorders and aphasia can make spoken speech difficult to produce and understand. But these challenges alone do not imply cognitive impairments.
A bit of alcohol may protect your heart, but binge drinking could send it into a dangerous flutter.
In our new study, we’ve found the majority of news stories are failing to cover potential downsides of early detection tests. This could be perpetuating the problem of overdiagnosis.
Our new research shows deep body fat wrapped around the heart can release dangerous molecules, potentially leading to atrial fibrillation.
The new Apple Watch is making waves for being able to record an electrocardiogram (ECG) and share it. An ECG can tell you what’s going on with your heart.
Over the past 16 years, GPs have got much better at diagnosing and treating people with atrial fibrillation. And it’s saving lives.
In fact, even a happy heart can break.
The risk of developing an irregular heartbeat was 41% higher among those who were grieving a partner’s loss than among those who hadn’t experienced such loss. And this could last up to a year.