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Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disease that affects the normal heart rhythm and electrical activity. It may lead to sudden onset and dangerous arrhythmias (irregularities of heart rate and rhythm) which may be brought on by triggers like exercise or stress.
New electrical test to screen individuals at risk of sudden cardiac arrest

New electrical test to screen individuals at risk of sudden cardiac arrest

Scientists identify core factors that may put Long QT patients at higher risk of sudden cardiac death

Scientists identify core factors that may put Long QT patients at higher risk of sudden cardiac death

Dosing recommendations should always be respected while taking herbal supplements

Dosing recommendations should always be respected while taking herbal supplements

Consensus document offers recommendations on genetic testing for inherited cardiac diseases

Consensus document offers recommendations on genetic testing for inherited cardiac diseases

New AHA statement provides guidance about cardiovascular genetic testing in children

New AHA statement provides guidance about cardiovascular genetic testing in children

Return to play can be managed for athletes with genetic heart diseases, study suggests

Return to play can be managed for athletes with genetic heart diseases, study suggests

Researchers identify new compound that may prevent cardiac arrhythmia risk from common drugs

Researchers identify new compound that may prevent cardiac arrhythmia risk from common drugs

Researchers develop mobile EKG device that can identify patients at risk of sudden cardiac death

Researchers develop mobile EKG device that can identify patients at risk of sudden cardiac death

Physicians receive Pfizer Prize for research on leukemia, cardiac arrhythmias

Physicians receive Pfizer Prize for research on leukemia, cardiac arrhythmias

Researchers use novel technology to prevent destruction of specific proteins inside cells

Researchers use novel technology to prevent destruction of specific proteins inside cells

Researchers identify a novel mutation through whole-exome sequencing

Researchers identify a novel mutation through whole-exome sequencing

Testing of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 begins at Montefiore And Einstein

Testing of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 begins at Montefiore And Einstein

Study reveals underlying mechanism for life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias

Study reveals underlying mechanism for life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias

Expert genomics panel disputes certain genes linked to a dangerous heart condition

Expert genomics panel disputes certain genes linked to a dangerous heart condition

ClinGen expert panel disputes nine genes linked to long QT syndrome

ClinGen expert panel disputes nine genes linked to long QT syndrome

Neuronal gene mutations may be linked to seizures associated with Long QT Syndrome

Neuronal gene mutations may be linked to seizures associated with Long QT Syndrome

Neuronal gene malfunction is behind seizures associated with long QT syndrome, study suggests

Neuronal gene malfunction is behind seizures associated with long QT syndrome, study suggests

Energy drinks may increase blood pressure and risk of electrical disturbances in heart

Energy drinks may increase blood pressure and risk of electrical disturbances in heart

Study confirms QT-prolonging effects of grapefruit juice

Study confirms QT-prolonging effects of grapefruit juice

New collaboration aims to prevent life-threatening adverse reactions to medications

New collaboration aims to prevent life-threatening adverse reactions to medications