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

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Experience of Luke (54): “AFib has forced me to live more consciously”

Experience of Luke (54): “AFib has forced me to live more consciously”
Written by: Myrthe ,
This article covers an experience from Luke (fictitious name). Would you like to share an experience story too? Email us at info@afiponline.org. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) - a term I first

Trial: Using Vitamin B3 To Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Patients

Trial: Using Vitamin B3 To Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Patients
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel , , ,
The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with heart failure (HF) is associated with an extra increase in risk for stroke development, number of hospitalisations and mortality. Given the

The Role of Desmin Variants In Familial Atrial Fibrillation

The Role of Desmin Variants In Familial Atrial Fibrillation
Written by: Wei Su , , , ,
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia in the Western world. AF is closely correlated with traditional risk factors. Traditional risk factors include lifestyle related hypertension, diabetes

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