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Nasal spray safely treats recurrent abnormal heart rhythms, clinical trial suggests

Science Daily - Heart Disease

A clinical trial showed that a nasal spray that patients administer at home, without a physician, successfully and safely treated recurrent episodes of a condition that causes rapid abnormal heart rhythms.

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Increased risk of heart rhythm disruption after COVID-19

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Individuals infected with COVID-19 are also at an increased risk of suffering from heart rhythm disturbances, such as atrial fibrillation, according to a new study.

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Clinical trial finds nasal spray safely treats recurrent abnormal heart rhythms

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

A clinical trial led by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators showed that a nasal spray that patients administer at home, without a physician, successfully and safely treated recurrent episodes of a condition that causes rapid abnormal heart rhythms.

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Treating gum disease after heart rhythm ablation reduced risk of AFib recurrence

American Heart News - Heart News

Research Highlights: Treating gum disease within three months after a heart procedure to correct an irregular heart rhythm, known as atrial fibrillation (AFib), may lower the chances of it reoccurring. Inflamed gums may predict AFib recurrence after.

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Smartwatches can pick up abnormal heart rhythms in kids, study finds

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

Smartwatches can help physicians detect and diagnose irregular heart rhythms in children, according to a new study from the Stanford School of Medicine.

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Why heart rhythm problems tend to happen early in the morning

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

Many studies have shown that potentially lethal heart rhythm disturbances ('ventricular arrhythmia') are more likely to occur in the morning, when people wake after a night's sleep, but until now the trigger mechanism has not been fully understood.

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Large-scale study finds increased risk of heart rhythm disruption after COVID-19

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

Individuals infected with COVID-19 are also at an increased risk of suffering from heart rhythm disturbances, such as atrial fibrillation. This is shown in a new study published in European Heart Journal Open by researchers from Umeå University, Sweden, in one of the largest studies of its kind in the world.

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