heart rhythm

Angioplasty via wrist may be safer

The best way of accessing and treating ailing hearts with angioplasty may be through the wrist, a US study finds. The catheterisation technique reduces risk, bleeding, cost and patient recovery time when treating blocked arteries, researchers said. Each year, about one million Americans undergo angioplasty to open blocked arteries. The […]

Eating fish helps maintain heart rhythm’

Associated Press of Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Consumption of fish appears to have a beneficial effect on the electrical system of the heart, which prevents life-threatening heart rhythm disorders. Previous reports have linked fish intake with a reduced risk of sudden death and irregular heartbeats, but the mechanisms responsible for this association […]