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Lifestyle choices that trigger AF are changeable, study finds

February 25, 2019

Typical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart are chaotic in atrial fibrillation (AF), causing blood clot formation – just one blood clot can cause a stroke. An estimated one in four adults over age 40 is at risk of AF, with a further 6 million people in the US to have the condition […]

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Millennials use of social media linked to depression, study finds

January 11, 2019

Millennials struggling with depression aren’t being helped by their use of Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, a new study reports. College students who meet the criteria for major depressive disorder tend to use social media more often and are more heavily addicted to social media, researchers found. They’re also more likely to use social media in […]

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