October 18, 2017

If you’re living with atrial fibrillation, this will be music to your ears

Learn about new treatment options, including the Hybrid Maze procedure, in a Free LiveCast Seminar from St. Helena Arrhythmia Center on November 18, 2014 6:30 – 8:00 PM PST. The Hybrid Maze is a new minimally invasive procedure for atrial fibrillation. Patients benefit from better outcomes, a shorter hospital stay, and quicker recovery. Dr. Gan […]

Antidote for Eliquis Shows Positive Results

Here’s more good news about the upcoming antidote for Eliquis – see: Positive Results for Factor Xa Inhibitor Antidote: ANNEXA-A

Atrial Fibrillation Patients Needed for Paid Market Research Interviews (NYC)

MedQuery Inc, a national medical market research company that collaborates with pharmaceutical and medical device companies, is looking for people who have been diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation to participate in a face to face interview research study in NEW YORK on October 7th and 8th. This study is aimed at improving AF treatment and understanding […]

Four Atrial Fibrillation Experts Named to StopAfib.org Global Medical Advisory Board

StopAfib.org has named four new atrial fibrillation experts — Dr. Kathleen T. Hickey, Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, Dr. Jonathan M. Philpott, and Dr. Kathryn Wood — to its Global Medical Advisory Board. The Global Medical Advisory Board is made up of some of the world’s foremost electrophysiologists, surgeons, cardiologists, neurologists, epidemiologists, and researchers at the forefront […]

Do you want to have a voice in what atrial fibrillation research gets done?

Are you in the San Francisco area, or can you get there? Please join us for the Kickoff Conference of the Health eHeart Alliance Patient-Powered Research Network on November 6–7. We will identify research needs of the afib patient community and potential ways to address those needs. To learn more about the alliance and the […]

Deaths from atrial fibrillation high despite use of anticoagulants

Today, at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, it was reported that even though 80% of atrial fibrillation patients who should be on anticoagulants (according to their CHA2DS2-VASc score) are on anticoagulants, death rates at one year are still high. Most of those deaths are due to cardiovascular causes. The risk factors predicting […]

By shopping at Amazon, you can help us without spending a cent more

Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know already. Same products. Same prices. Same service. Now, by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com, you can designate us to receive 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases. You can support us without spending a cent more! It’s very easy to designate us as your supported charity […]

EP Lab Digest Publishes “National Alliance of Integrated Afib Centers: The Next Level of Afib Treatment”

EP Lab Digest recently published National Alliance of Integrated Afib Centers: The Next Level of Afib Treatment, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. This article explores an intriguing new alliance of integrated afib centers in which electrophysiologists and surgeons collaborate to find the optimal treatment for atrial fibrillation patients. The alliance is focused on […]

Nominate a Patient, Caregiver, or Healthcare Professional for Excellence in Patient and Family Engagement

The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) recently launched a new program, Advancing Excellence: Best Practices in Patient and Family Engagement, to identify and recognize best practices in patient and family engagement. There is excellent work being done in patient and family engagement, and the Caregiver Action Network aims to recognize leaders in patient-centered care and share […]

Join StopAfib.org at the HRS “AFib Feels Like” event in San Francisco on May 7

Learn more about atrial fibrillation at the Heart Rhythm Society “AFib Feels Like” event on May 7, 2014, in San Francisco. StopAfib.org founder, Mellanie True Hills, will speak about managing afib and advocating for yourself. There will be yoga sessions as well. Learn more at:  StopAfib.org joins with Heart Rhythm Society for “AFib Feels Like” […]