Articles tagged with 'Health & Wellness' | BIOTRONIK

BIOTRONIK - Archive (Health & Wellness)

2022
03
June
2022
| 14:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Higher quality of life, more biodiversity and a better climate – the advantages of green cities seem obvious. Green living – including breathing clean air – plays an especially crucial role for our heart health and overall well-being. On the occasion...
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06
April
2022
| 03:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Cardiac pacemaker implantations are now routine interventions. Around three million people worldwide have a pacemaker, and every year 600,000 more receive an implant. Nevertheless, the diagnosis and procedure can look challenging for patients at firs...
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05
January
2022
| 08:22 Europe/Amsterdam
An American survey last year found that health-related goals topped the priority list of New Year’s resolutions for 2021. Around half of those surveyed wanted to exercise more or lose weight, while about 40 percent wanted to improve their diets and 1...
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2021
21
December
2021
| 09:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Every month, our dedicated Patient and Technical Services Team in Berlin handles hundreds of enquiries from BIOTRONIK patients in German-speaking countries—in close cooperation with colleagues around the world who answer questions from patients in th...
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29
September
2021
| 09:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of heart arrhythmia and affects about 30 million people worldwide. It occurs when the heart’s two upper chambers beat too slowly, too quickly, or too irregularly to pump blood properly to the heart’s bottom...
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17
September
2021
| 09:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Surgery to implant a pacemaker or other type of implantable device can feel a bit unsettling. As with any surgery, it can come with many questions for a patient to sort out. However, pacemaker surgery is not an uncommon procedure. Statisticians now e...
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16
June
2021
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
MRI scans are an important tool for diagnosing many different illnesses and conditions. With each passing year, more and more patients with implanted pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac monitors and cardiac resynchronization implants gain greater acc...
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2020
01
October
2020
| 12:49 Europe/Amsterdam
 As we get older, our risk for a variety of cardiovascular conditions increases. It’s a fact that likely doesn’t come as a big surprise to many people—but that doesn’t mean the discussions aging patients need to have with their families and doctors g...
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29
September
2020
| 08:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Walking about eight kilometres over the course of a week, at an average pace (3 km per hour), cuts the risk of cardiovascular events by almost a third. ...
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