Left Ventricular Wall Thickness & British Army Recruits

Research Paper Title Left Ventricular Wall Thickness and the Presence of Asymmetric Hypertrophy in Healthy Young Army Recruits: Data from the LARGE Heart Study. Background To use cardiovascular magnetic resonance to investigate left ventricular wall thickness and the presence of asymmetrical hypertrophy in young army recruits before and after a period of intense exercise training.… Read More

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Panic Disorder & Atrial Fibrillation

  Study Question: Are people with panic disorder more likely to develop atrial fibrillation (AF) in later life? Summary Answer: A large taiwanese cohort study reports that although incidence of AF was small, it was significantly higher in the panic disorder cohort than in the control cohort without panic. Age, male sex, hypertension, ischaemic heart… Read More