Atrial Fibrillation

Omega-3s, Vitamin D Fail to Prevent Incident Atrial Fibrillation
November 13, 2020

AHA 2020: Daily supplementation with 2000 IU of vitamin D3/day and/or 840 mg omega-3 fatty acids/day did not reduce or increase risk of incident atrial fibrillation.

PREVIEW of AHA 2020 Scientific Sessions: Late-breaking Science, Days 4 and 5
November 10, 2020

Preview days 4 and 5 of the American Heart Association 2020 live late-breaking science sessions. Decide what you need to watch and when.

AHA 2020 Scientific Sessions Preview: Late-breaking Science, Days 1, 2 and 3
November 10, 2020

What to watch during the AHA 2020 late-breaking science sessions? We break down the first 3 days of clinical trial presentations for you, here.

Seen in the ED Quiz: Biceps Pain and Afib
September 15, 2020

Patient is a 70-year-old woman who presents with biceps pain for 3 days. History includes atrial fibrillation. What's your diagnosis?

Novel Study Shows Decline in Atrial Fibrillation Deaths, but More Work Needed
August 13, 2020

Deaths associated with atrial fibrillation have decreased, but it still takes an average of 2 years off a patient's life, according to a first-of-its-kind study.

DOACs Go Head-to-Head on Safety, Efficacy in US Cohort Study
March 13, 2020

Safety and efficacy of apixaban bested rivaroxaban in analysis of new users from a US nationwide commercial healthcare claims database.

Endurance Training and Atrial Fibrillation: Sex Matters
September 04, 2019

A large Swedish cohort study suggests that when it come to risk of atrial fibrillation, there are differences in the way women and men respond to endurance training.

Coffee and Atrial Fibrillation: What's the (True) Link?
July 19, 2019

A new study finds that higher caffeine intake may decrease the risk of patients developing new onset atrial fibrillation. 

Afib 2019 Guidelines Update: 5 Questions for Primary Care
April 03, 2019

Evidence-based revisions to the AHA/ACC/HRS guidelines will affect management of your patients with atrial fibrillation. Do you know how? Find out with a quick quiz.

Top 3 Atrial Fibrillation Studies in 2018
December 07, 2018

Andexxa, CABANA, and new AF score. Cardiologist and Patient Care author Payal Kohli, MD, highlights 3 pivotal developments from 2018.