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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.
Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

Researchers report a case  of S-ICD implantation in patient with ccTGA and DDD pacemaker

Researchers report a case of S-ICD implantation in patient with ccTGA and DDD pacemaker

Study investigates link between myocarditis and COVID-19

Study investigates link between myocarditis and COVID-19

Research on genetic heart disease uncovers new mechanism for heart failure

Research on genetic heart disease uncovers new mechanism for heart failure

New report offers guidance on cardiac screening of athletes infected with COVID-19

New report offers guidance on cardiac screening of athletes infected with COVID-19

Vigorous physical exercise and spongy appearance of the heart

Vigorous physical exercise and spongy appearance of the heart

Genetic testing can identify 'concealed cardiomyopathies' in sudden cardiac arrest survivors

Genetic testing can identify 'concealed cardiomyopathies' in sudden cardiac arrest survivors

Scientists develop single-cell atlas of the normal human heart

Scientists develop single-cell atlas of the normal human heart

Cardiac MRI effective in identifying inflammation of the heart muscle in athletes

Cardiac MRI effective in identifying inflammation of the heart muscle in athletes

New medical instruments with smart sensors can improve surgery, therapy for cardiac diseases

New medical instruments with smart sensors can improve surgery, therapy for cardiac diseases

Hispanic or Latinx adults exposed to pollution at work more likely to have heart abnormalities

Hispanic or Latinx adults exposed to pollution at work more likely to have heart abnormalities

Cardiovascular disease in COVID-19

Cardiovascular disease in COVID-19

Study reveals key role of a protein in regulating scar tissue growth after heart attacks

Study reveals key role of a protein in regulating scar tissue growth after heart attacks

Researchers identify a novel mutation through whole-exome sequencing

Researchers identify a novel mutation through whole-exome sequencing

Towbin receives NIH grant to study modifier genes in cardiomyopathy

Towbin receives NIH grant to study modifier genes in cardiomyopathy

New study assesses cardiac problems in elite female athletes

New study assesses cardiac problems in elite female athletes

Scientists show how harmless adenovirus disrupts the heart's electrical signaling

Scientists show how harmless adenovirus disrupts the heart's electrical signaling

Genetic marker may predispose African Americans to cardiac complications from COVID-19

Genetic marker may predispose African Americans to cardiac complications from COVID-19

Experts outline best way to predict common heart rhythm disorders

Experts outline best way to predict common heart rhythm disorders

Health care providers urged to stop hydroxycholoroquine use for COVID-19

Health care providers urged to stop hydroxycholoroquine use for COVID-19