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Night Shifts Upset Sleep, Up Heart Death Risk

Sleep and the circadian system play a key role in cardiovascular health and antitumor activity. Night shift work disrupts sleep patterns and increases risk of death.

Cardiovascular Diseases

When any patient who has a device is seen, the EKG is crucial. See the examples that follow.

LAA isolation improves AF ablation

Results of the BELIEF study presented at ESC 2015 suggest the adjunctive ablation procedure may enhance long-term rhythm control.

GARFIELD-AF study

The first results from the largest ongoing international registry of newly diagnosed AF patients were long awaited, and worth the wait.

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High hemoglobin is less common than low and often more confusing. Find answers to your questions about this lab abnormality here.

Back to basics here on pacemakers and automated implantable cardioverter defibrillators so that the next time you place a consult for cardiology, you will know how to best manage the patient and support your consult decision.

Results of a new study suggest that changes in cognitive function may reflect more global vascular damage and serve as a surrogate marker.

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Is eating chocolate good for your patients’ health good or bad? Savor these slides for a concise summary of this favorite food’s medicinal pros and cons.

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