heart rhythm

April 25, 2023

About 70% of people with atrial fibrillation are 65 to 85, a population demographic projected to grow over the next few decades. 

March 8, 2023

A large UW Medicine-Kaiser Permanente study finds modestly increased risk, with a stronger link seen among younger people.

picture of an electrocardiogram of a patient with atrial fibrillation
May 4, 2021

A just-publised study illuminates why some people who have an embolic stroke of undetermined source do not also have abnormal heart rhythms, even though their hearts contain scar tissue simi

March 9, 2021

Using smart speakers, researchers develop first AI system for contactless monitoring of heart rhythms.

December 19, 2019

Structural studies of sodium channels are disclosing details about how they power heartbeats and respond to heart rhythm drugs.

Despite patients’ fears of adverse reactions, performing moderate aerobic exercise after receiving an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is not only safe but significantly improves cardiovascular per

Several of Beethoven’s most painfully moving compositions contain abrupt beat changes and sudden key shifts that resemble cardiac distress.  They sound like a heart that can’t keep up its dull but reassuringly steady lub-dub.

Inspired by one of the simplest, most-used household items ever, a UW cardiologist has created a lifesaver. In the next year, Dr.

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