AliveCor launches expert ECG analysis service
5 March 2014, AliveCor
Users in the UK and Ireland can now receive analysis of their heart health from UK-based cardiac physiologists in 24 hours via their mobile devices.
Patients can continue to share their ECG recordings for analysis with either their own doctor via email or through
AliveCor’s free Provider Dashboard.
Dorset County Hospital patients set to benefit from new pacemaker technology
03 March 2014, Dorset Echo
Consultant cardiologist Dr Tim Edwards has performed the first implantation in the UK of the new hi-tech Kora 100 pacing system.
Founder & CEO welcomes new diagnostic device on BBC Breakfast
5 February 2014, BBC News
With more than two million people suffering from heart rhythm disorders in the UK, the detection of cardiac problems and diagnosis of blackouts is incredibly important to medics, as well as patients.
Now a revolutionary process where a tiny device is inserted into a patient's chest is being piloted in several hospitals.
Founder & CEO Trudie Lobban MBE shares new device on BBC Breakfast News.
First British patients treated with miniature pacemaker
3 February 2014, Mail Online
A grandmother has become the first patient in Britain to receive a pacemaker that can be fitted in seven minutes.
Feel woozy as you get out of bed? Your blood pressure could be dangerously low
12 February 2014, Daily Mail
Few of us feel like leaping out of bed in the morning. But Lynsey Sizer has no choice but to emerge slowly from the covers.
An evening of clairvoyance for STARS
28 February 2014
A mums battle to diagnose her young daughter’s rare heart disorder is the inspiration behind a fundraising drive in Crawley next month.
PoTS impacts thousands, but is rarely diagnosed
25 February 2014, Northwestohio.com
PoTS can manifest itself in many different ways, but its hallmarks are a rapid drop in blood pressure, followed by a rapid increase in heart rate.
Insertable loop recorders offer “the best opportunity” to diagnose unexplained syncope and abnormal heart rhythms
21 February 2014, Cardiac Rhythm News
Nick Linker, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK, Executive Committee member of the Arrhythmia Alliance—UK’s heart rhythm charity—and president elect of the British Heart Rhythm Society, recently implanted, for the first time in the UK, the smallest version of an insertable loop recorder. He spoke to Cardiac Rhythm News on the role and advantages of implantable loop recorders in the diagnosis of syncope and cardiac arrhythmias, the main features of this new device and its cost-effectiveness.
PoTS disorder derails the young and healthy
21 February 2014, The Detroit News
Megan Scholl, 39, a physician's assistant at Troy Beaumont Hospital spent three months searching before she was properly diagnosed with POTS or Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.
My dog is my guardian angel
17 February 2014, Daily Mail
Boy who risks collapse every time he moves or gets excited is protected by his pet Labrador