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My old pacemaker burst out of my chest! Man recalls horror before being first in UK to be fitted with new wireless device

30 June 2015

A NORTH Lincolnshire man is the first in the UK to be fitted with a cutting edge wireless pacemaker – after he said the previous device burst out of his chest...

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Not Sure How Much You’ll Benefit from a Pacemaker? Take One for a “Test Drive”

28 June 2015

Dr. Michael Giudici of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics caused quite a stir at the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) EUROPACE-CARDIOSTIM 2015 meeting when he presented a poster about patients who took pacemakers for a “test drive”..

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The Lorraine Show: Dr Hilary Jones discusses Heart Rhythm Week

25 June 2015

Features demonstration of an AliveCor monitor and highlights the importance of early diagnosis.

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High Incidence of Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

Rare Disease Report, 16 June 2015

According to a recent study, a NCAA Division I basketball player has a 1 in 5,200 chance of sudden cardiac death in a given year, an alarming number higher than that found in some previous work.

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Why a Teen Track Champ Faints After Most Races

Newser, 15 June 2015

Sam Peterman has won two sectional titles in high-school track races this season. She also collapses into her father's arms after nearly every race.

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Phone app that could save your life

Daily Mail, 15 June 2015

The new AliveCor heart monitor picks up abnormal heart rhythms in much the same way an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine in a hospital records the electrical activity of the heart.

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Cardiac Rhythm News June 2015

Cardiac Rhythm News, 11 June, 2015

The June issue of Cardiac Rhythm News is here! Information about EHRA Europace Cardiostim 2015, Milan, Baroreflex Activation Therapy...

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Bradley Oliver wins Child of Achievement award

STARS, 10 June 2015

Bradley Oliver does a lot of fundraising for STARS and has recently won Child of Achievement Award at the Pride of Devon Awards 2015...

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Genetic susceptibility to syncope

CTV Calgary, 3 June 2015

Respected Canadian cardiologist/ electrophysiologist, Dr Robert Sheldon, is leading a study to pinpoint the causes of fainting. Dr Sheldon is a Board member of STARS-US and a member of STARS UK’s much respected Medical Advisory Committee.

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Testing during exercise best way to detect heart problems in endurance athletes

Canadian Running Magazine, 5 June 2015

Endurance athletes, such as marathoners and long-distance cyclists, can sometimes develop heartbeat irregularities, known as arrhythmia...

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