By: Terry Graedon February 21, 2013 5 Comments
    Better Communication Needed for Heart Device

    Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) can save lives. These are devices that are surgically placed in a patient's chest to monitor heart rhythm and shock the heart back into proper rhythm if …

    By: Joe Graedon November 22, 2012 2 Comments
    Fish Oil Fails to Stop Heart Rhythm Disruption

    The omega 3 fats found in fish oil are thought to be beneficial for the heart. However, a new study of more than 1500 patients undergoing heart surgery did not find that fish oil supplementation reduc…

    By: Terry Graedon September 16, 2010 1 Comments
    Arthritis Drugs Raise Risk of Heart Rhythm Distu…

    Atrial fibrillation is a common heart arrhythmia that increases the risk of strokes. Researchers have recently noted that A fib is also associated with a higher likelihood of developing dementia. The …