Tag: Obesity

Open heart surgery linked to cognitive decline in older people

Obesity raises risk of irregular heart rate

New York: Obesity may increase risk of developing a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, says a study of nearly 70,00 patients. The findings, published in the journal American Journal of Cardiology, showed that people with obesity had[Read More…]

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