Big men more susceptible to atrial fibrillation

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 08:35 in Health & Medicine

Older men who were big during their 20s face an increased risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation, or abnormal heart rhythm. New research from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals that height and weight are both factors. The results are being published in the latest issue of the European Heart Journal.

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