Tag Archives: Heart

Insomniacs May Face Increased Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insomnia is characterized by the inability to initiate or maintain sleep. Now, findings published in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) journal Circulation suggest that this common sleep disorder, which affects up to 30% of the general population, is associated with a higher risk of heart disease… Read More »

AI may help to spot heart problems

A new way of identifying a common condition that causes the heart to beat irregularly may have been discovered by artificial intelligence. Atrial fibrillation affects one million people in the UK and increases the risk of stroke and long-term heart problems. It is relatively simple to diagnose when the heart is beating irregularly, but not… Read More »