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Atrial Fibrillation

Moderation Seems To Be Key When It Comes To Eating Fish To Prevent Atrial Fibrillation

Posted June 25, 2013

An observational study presented at the EHRA EUROPACE congress held 23 to 26 June in Athens, Greece. The study found a U-shaped association between consumption of marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) and the risk of developing AF, with people who have both low and high intakes found to suffer more from AF than those with median intakes. The lowest risk of AF was found in those who consumed around 0.63 g marine n-3 PUFA per day, which corresponds to around two servings of fatty (oily) fish per week.

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Yoga And Acupressure Could Both Play An Important Role In Helping Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

Posted March 25, 2013

Yoga and acupressure could both play an important role in helping patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Two abstracts presented at the at the European Society of Cardiology’s EuroHeart Care Congress, which took place in Glasgow, show the potential for medical yoga and acupressure, in addition to pharmacological therapies, to reduce blood pressure and heart rates in patients with AF.

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Rainforest plant combats multi-resistant bacterial strains

Posted April 30, 2012

Aggressive infections in hospitals are an increasing health problem worldwide. The development of bacterial resistance is alarming. Now a young Danish scientist has found a natural substance in a Chilean rainforest plant that effectively supports the effect of traditional treatment with antibiotics.

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