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Booze can hurt heart rhythm

Raising a glass too often could put heavy drinkers at risk for atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart condition that can trip off a stroke or heart failure, researchers warn.

Cardiac tamponade

This is external compression of the heart due to increased pressure in the pericardium.

Carl Pistorius out of ICU after crash

Carl Pistorius, brother of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has been discharged from ICU following an accident outside Modimolle, Limpopo, his family said on Tuesday.

A few drinks may help heart

It appears that the odd drink may actually help protect your heart. Research indicates that alcohol in moderation may reduce the risk of heart failure in people with hypertension.

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