Patients with heart rhythm disorder warned against heavy alcohol consumption

Fourteen drinks a week is linked with a higher risk of health problems including stroke and embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to research published in EP Europace, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 “Our study suggests that atrial fibrillation patients should avoid heavy alcohol consumption to prevent stroke and other complications,” said author Dr. Boyoung […]

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Muslims warned to avoid camels and raw milk in Mecca over virus fears

Health officials warn British Muslims to avoid camels and raw milk if they travel to the holy city of Mecca amid fears of deadly MERS virus Hajj this year will take place from August 9 to August 14, the Foreign Office says Millions of Muslims from around the world will travel to Mecca in Saudi Arabia People are urged to […]

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