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April 10, 2013

Arrhythmia drug unavailable in most countries: study

By Logan Lafferty

An inexpensive drug that can prevent some life-threatening heart rhythm problems is unavailable in most places, according to a new survey of doctors in 131 countries‚ĶOnly about one in 10,000 people inherits Brugada syndrome and even fewer have symptoms, according to Dr. Michael Ackerman, who studies heart disorders at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota‚Ķ”Quinidine […]

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