Sepsis Plus Heart Rhythm Disorder Linked to Stroke, Death
SUNDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who develop atrial
fibrillation -- a heart rhythm disorder -- for the first time while
they are hospitalized with severe sepsis are at increased risk for
stroke and death, a new study finds.
Blood Thinner Xarelto Shows Promise for Heart Patients
SUNDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- When added to standard
treatment, a new blood-thinning drug called Xarelto (rivaroxaban)
may help people with "acute coronary syndrome" lower their risk of
death, subsequent heart attack or stroke, a new study finds.