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Stanford, Apple describe heart study with over 400,000 participants

which is characterized by an irregular heartbeat, often remains hidden because many people don’t experience symptoms. Atrial fibrillation can increase the risk of stroke and heart failure. A paper published online Nov. 1 in the American Heart Journal describes the design of this unique clinical trial, the largest screening study on atrial fibrillation ever done. Enrollment, which was… Read More »

A Window of Light Into the Heart of Darkness

Free Website Content » Health » Disease Articles By: Bronwen Roberts Dr Jeremy Joseph volunteered to perform cataract surgery on patients in Zimbabwe in 1995, and participated in his first expedition for SEE International (Surgical Eye Expeditions). This London-based ophthalmologist knew to expect hundreds of patients prematurely blinded by cataracts; their condition compounded by poor… Read More »