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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.
Using blood thinners in heart failure patients associated with reduced risk of thromboembolic events

Using blood thinners in heart failure patients associated with reduced risk of thromboembolic events

EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance

EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Potential drug targets cause of adult-onset muscular dystrophy

Potential drug targets cause of adult-onset muscular dystrophy

New computer program predicts risk of life-threatening arrhythmias

New computer program predicts risk of life-threatening arrhythmias

New study examines smarter automatic defibrillator

New study examines smarter automatic defibrillator

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Preventative cardioverter defibrillator implantation is of little benefit to kidney dialysis patients

Preventative cardioverter defibrillator implantation is of little benefit to kidney dialysis patients

Athletes with sleep disordered breathing may be at risk of heart abnormalities, suggests study

Athletes with sleep disordered breathing may be at risk of heart abnormalities, suggests study

How many push-ups can you do? Men who are able to do ten push-ups are less likely to have a stroke

How many push-ups can you do? Men who are able to do ten push-ups are less likely to have a stroke

Research finds reasons for sudden cardiac death in patients with stable ischemic disease

Research finds reasons for sudden cardiac death in patients with stable ischemic disease

Higher risk of cardiac death in African Americans linked to income and educational disparities

Higher risk of cardiac death in African Americans linked to income and educational disparities

RNA-binding protein needed for development of pathological hypertrophy

RNA-binding protein needed for development of pathological hypertrophy

SPECT imaging combined with cardiac MRI could help improve ventricular tachycardia ablation

SPECT imaging combined with cardiac MRI could help improve ventricular tachycardia ablation

Researchers investigate how physical exercise protects against sudden cardiac death

Researchers investigate how physical exercise protects against sudden cardiac death

Commonly prescribed ADHD drug unlikely to increase cardiovascular risks in children

Commonly prescribed ADHD drug unlikely to increase cardiovascular risks in children

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke triggers changes in the heart's electrical activity

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke triggers changes in the heart's electrical activity

Formula of 80 and precautions can help prevent heart attack during festive season

Formula of 80 and precautions can help prevent heart attack during festive season

Revolutionary ‘Heart in a Box’ transplantees hope for a bright future this Christmas

Revolutionary ‘Heart in a Box’ transplantees hope for a bright future this Christmas

Three landmark studies provide better understanding of sudden cardiac arrest

Three landmark studies provide better understanding of sudden cardiac arrest

Loyola tests new catheter ablation system that can reach deeper into heart muscle

Loyola tests new catheter ablation system that can reach deeper into heart muscle