A large cohort study has found that the strongest risk factors for atrial fibrillation in both men and women were a history of palpitations and hypertension. While hypertension is a well known risk...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120516/Palpitations-hypertension-strongest-risk-factors-for-AF.aspx | 16 May 2012
Almost everyone feels occasional heart palpitations -- a change in the heart's rhythm. Palpitations range from what feels like a skip, flip or bump in the heart's rhythm to a sustained, racing...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100716/An-overview-of-heart-palpitations-from-Mayo-Clinic.aspx | 16 Jul 2010
Palpitations - the sensation that the heart has started to race or pound, or feels like it has skipped a beat - are usually caused by a harmless hiccup in the heart's rhythm.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2007/08/29/29221.aspx | 29 Aug 2007
A smartphone app that tracks palpitations in heart patients provides comparable performance to the 14-day event monitors that are the current standard of care, according to a University at Buffalo...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160506/New-smartphone-app-can-effectively-track-palpitations-in-heart-patients.aspx | 6 May 2016
The term "holiday heart syndrome" was coined in a 1978 study to describe patients with atrial fibrillation who experienced a common and potentially dangerous form of heart palpitation after excessive...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120602/Strong-causal-link-between-alcohol-consumption-and-serious-palpitations-in-patients-with-AF.aspx | 2 Jun 2012
Thousand of people who suffer from irregular heartbeats or conditions termed as arrhythmias are unaware they are at high risk of suffering a stroke. A new survey found that two of three people do not...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110131/Patients-unaware-of-stroke-risk-with-irregular-heart-beat-conditions.aspx | 31 Jan 2011
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) says many young Americans are ending up in hospital because of an abuse of caffeine medications.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2006/10/17/20552.aspx | 17 Oct 2006
Symptoms such as heart pain, palpitations and shortness of breath may be transient and can be difficult to record by conventional devices.
http://www.news-medical.net/Portable-ECG-Monitor-from-Omron-Healthcare | 20 Nov 2011
Scripps Green Hospital has become the first hospital in the United States to implant the world's smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device. Scripps Clinic cardiologist John Rogers, M.D.,...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20140226/Scripps-Green-Hospital-first-to-implant-worlds-smallest-implantable-cardiac-monitoring-device.aspx | 26 Feb 2014
Americans who use illegal diet pills from South America are taking amphetamines without knowing it and seriously risking both their health and their jobs.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2009/01/27/45275.aspx | 27 Jan 2009