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The term sudden cardiac death refers to natural death from cardiac causes, heralded by abrupt loss of consciousness within one hour of the onset of acute symptoms.
Ground-breaking research sheds light on accuracy, cost-efficiency of routine cardiac screening in athletes

Ground-breaking research sheds light on accuracy, cost-efficiency of routine cardiac screening in athletes

Supervised exercise training at moderate intensity improves prognosis for heart failure

Supervised exercise training at moderate intensity improves prognosis for heart failure

Many heart failure patients in rural areas deprived of lifesaving ICD therapy, new report shows

Many heart failure patients in rural areas deprived of lifesaving ICD therapy, new report shows

Landmark clinical trial testing new ablation procedure to treat life-threatening heart rhythm disorder

Landmark clinical trial testing new ablation procedure to treat life-threatening heart rhythm disorder

New Vanderbilt Center offers comprehensive care for patients with Marfan syndrome and aortic disease

New Vanderbilt Center offers comprehensive care for patients with Marfan syndrome and aortic disease

VTCRI scientist receives $2.1 million grant for research to combat heart disease

VTCRI scientist receives $2.1 million grant for research to combat heart disease

Frequent sauna bathing can reduce dementia risk, study finds

Frequent sauna bathing can reduce dementia risk, study finds

New study shows cardiac screening is cost-effective and must be offered to all young people

New study shows cardiac screening is cost-effective and must be offered to all young people

Leading heart charity urges all MPs to make pledge to help save young lives

Leading heart charity urges all MPs to make pledge to help save young lives

MGH researchers find following healthy lifestyle can mitigate genetic risk of heart disease

MGH researchers find following healthy lifestyle can mitigate genetic risk of heart disease

Researchers explore correlation between sugar intake and coronary artery disease

Researchers explore correlation between sugar intake and coronary artery disease

New report reveals optimal way to detect young athletes at risk of sudden cardiac death

New report reveals optimal way to detect young athletes at risk of sudden cardiac death

Moderate to high levels of aerobic capacity could partially reduce risk of sudden cardiac death

Moderate to high levels of aerobic capacity could partially reduce risk of sudden cardiac death

Heart specialists to examine benefit of ECG screening for student athletes

Heart specialists to examine benefit of ECG screening for student athletes

Research shows AEDs fail to save lives without basic life support education

Research shows AEDs fail to save lives without basic life support education

Sudden cardiac death in patients with HCM rarely linked to sport activity

Sudden cardiac death in patients with HCM rarely linked to sport activity

Risk of motor vehicle accidents increased by 50% in ICD patients

Risk of motor vehicle accidents increased by 50% in ICD patients

Scientists develop new predictive model to help identify sudden cardiac death

Scientists develop new predictive model to help identify sudden cardiac death

Penn researchers develop model to predict sudden cardiac death risk

Penn researchers develop model to predict sudden cardiac death risk

Scientists link malfunctioning molecular pathways to specific heart abnormalities in SCA

Scientists link malfunctioning molecular pathways to specific heart abnormalities in SCA