Tag: implantable cardioverter defibrillators

Newsbriefs: Heart Disease; CT Scans; Blood Pressure Medication

Debate over role of fats in heart disease revived.
English researchers say they have found no connection between dietary fats and risk of heart disease. In a review of more than 70 studies, they found that following recommendations to limit foods high in saturated fats appeared to have no influence on

Do You Need an ICD?

Your heart relies on a series of coordinated electrical impulses to contract normally and pump blood to your body. A heart attack or other cardiac conditions may damage this electrical system, placing you at risk for life-threatening irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias).
When these electrical malfunctions occur, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)

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