• AF admissions increase at start of daylight saving time

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    CHICAGO - Atrial fibrillation admissions were more likely to occur in the beginning of daylight saving time compared with the end of daylight saving time, according to an abstract presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
    “Our study adds atrial fibrillation as a known condition associated with daylight saving time,” Jay Chudow, MD, resident at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, told Cardiology Today. “It adds to the knowledge base of negative health consequences of daylight saving time.”
    Researchers analyzed data from 6,296
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