Latest atrial fibrillation updates

Several authors regularly write for the AFIP Foundation. You will find articles by medical experts, patients and researchers.

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Lifestyle Changes Today Could Mean No AF Tomorrow

Lifestyle Changes Today Could Mean No AF Tomorrow
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel
This article has been featured in Nature Reviews Disease Primers. After extensive research into the socioeconomic and geographic risk factors associated with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), one cannot deny their role

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Diagnosis And Treatments Need a New Holistic Approach

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Diagnosis And Treatments Need a New Holistic Approach
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel ,
This article has been featured in Nature Reviews Disease Primers. Atrial Fibrillation (AF), is the most common heart disease nowadays, affecting around 7.6 million people only in the EU, most

Personalised Atrial Fibrillation Fingerprinting: role in diagnosing disease

Personalised Atrial Fibrillation Fingerprinting: role in diagnosing disease
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel , ,
This article has been featured in Nature Reviews Disease Primers. When Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is diagnosed, you only have information on having the arrhythmia or you don't. There isn't enough
Jin Li, Amsterdam UMC

DNA damage as a new biomarker for Atrial Fibrillation

DNA damage as a new biomarker for Atrial Fibrillation
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel , ,
Last year, AFIP published an article on the discovery made by the team of Prof. Bianca Brundel (Amsterdam UMC), that atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with DNA damage in the
L Glutamine study results

L-glutamine alters HSP levels and normalises energy status in patients with atrial fibrillation

L-glutamine alters HSP levels and normalises energy status in patients with atrial fibrillation
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel , ,
Treatment strategies for atrial fibrillation (AF) are only moderately effective and do not prevent AF onset and progression. This difficulty of treatment predicts a great need to dissect root causes
DnAFix

Unraveling of genetic causes of atrial fibrillation: from mechanism to treatment

Unraveling of genetic causes of atrial fibrillation: from mechanism to treatment
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel ,
Younger people may experience atrial fibrillation due to a genetic cause. The German-Dutch research team has identified atrial fibrillation families that carry mutations in genes responsible for proteins of the