Friday Roundup – Pets, Politicians and Plans for the Future
Here’s our latest roundup of arrhythmia-related news, events and stories that caught our eye.
This Canadian company is contributing to research studying atrial fibrillation in dogs.
In the U.S., the FDA has approved a product created by Medtronic (a CANet partner) that can read your pacemaker data and send it to your smartphone to share with your doctor.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading killer in the U.K.; a local MP helped raise awareness by signing the Arrhythmia Alliance’s ‘Now is the Time’ manifesto.
For a great visual explanation of what happens when you have an abnormal heart rhythm, watch this brief animation from the British Heart Foundation.
This inspiring piece from Maclean’s outlines Ten Steps to Make Canada a Leader in Science. It reflects a lot of the ideas that drive CANet, and that we hope will lead to innovations in arrhythmia care.
And, in case you missed it, here’s a piece about some more CANet Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) trainees doing exciting work in arrhythmia research.