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Device can identify abnormal heart rhythm linked to stillbirth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say they've been able to both diagnose as well as treat long QT syndrome in the womb.

By Nov. 12, 2013

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New tech could target and treat irregular heartbeats

The tech behind a new study may help cardiologists double their success in treating heart arrhythmias by pinpointing the tiny electrical disturbances that cause them.

By Jul. 18, 2012

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FDA approves single-lead implantable cardiac defibrillator

The device comes with a cellular-based home monitoring system that allows physicians to detect a range of heart-related events, including silent arrhythmias.

By Feb. 25, 2013

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Heartbeats now in 3D, no special glasses required

Rhythmia receives FDA clearance in cardiac catheter ablations to diagnose or treat heartbeat abnormalities.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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Scientists shine a light on irregular heart beats

Biomedical engineers out of Johns Hopkins and Stony Brook say gentle beams of light -- instead of electric jolts -- could be used to treat arrhythmias in the near future.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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Zio stick-on heart rhythm monitor 'the Netflix of heart care'

More than half the participants in a study who wore the wireless digital device avoided unnecessary follow-up care, while it may have saved the life of one participant.

By May. 15, 2012

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New heart op to be performed remotely--in 3D

Doctor will try to be the first to remotely fix an irregular heartbeat using a robotic arm and 3D mapping system, six months after conducting a similar remote surgery.

By Nov. 15, 2010

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Heart study uses mobile tech to try to enroll 1M participants

Physicians at the University of California at San Francisco hope their Health eHeart Study, launched this week, will help them develop new ways to predict and prevent heart disease.

By Mar. 20, 2013

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Supporters of Pro IP bill say rogue sites can kill

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a video testimonial from a woman who says her friend died after taking counterfeit medicine. Proponents of free content will cry foul and will likely ask when's the last time someone's death was caused by sharing a song or movie online.

By Jul. 21, 2011

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Breakthrough heart scan leads to early diagnosis

Due to its unprecedented sensitivity to magnetic fluctuations, a prototype magnetometer could greatly improve the diagnosis of cardiac conditions.

By Jan. 28, 2010