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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.
Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Rare genetic variants may raise risk of fatal arrhythmias in patients with less advanced coronary artery disease

Rare genetic variants may raise risk of fatal arrhythmias in patients with less advanced coronary artery disease

Holiday Heart Syndrome not associated with ventricular arrhythmias, study finds

Holiday Heart Syndrome not associated with ventricular arrhythmias, study finds

Study identifies genetic causes of sudden unexplained deaths in children aged 1 year and older

Study identifies genetic causes of sudden unexplained deaths in children aged 1 year and older

Emergency workers could benefit from regular check-ups, monitoring to prevent heart events at work

Emergency workers could benefit from regular check-ups, monitoring to prevent heart events at work

Novel AI score predicts risk of death in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease

Novel AI score predicts risk of death in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease

Subcutaneous defibrillators equally effective in delivering electric shocks, study says

Subcutaneous defibrillators equally effective in delivering electric shocks, study says

Drug improved cardiac structure and function in patients with early-stage hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Drug improved cardiac structure and function in patients with early-stage hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Valve replacement surgery may be beneficial for patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis

Valve replacement surgery may be beneficial for patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis

Single mathematical equation can be used to predict a life-threatening heart rhythm

Single mathematical equation can be used to predict a life-threatening heart rhythm

How cellular clocks regulate cardiac physiology

How cellular clocks regulate cardiac physiology

Research reveals how daily circadian rhythms help to change heart function

Research reveals how daily circadian rhythms help to change heart function

Patient-specific whole-heart computational models provide insights for personalized treatment

Patient-specific whole-heart computational models provide insights for personalized treatment

MMRI explores overlapping cardiac conditions as result of electrocution

MMRI explores overlapping cardiac conditions as result of electrocution

People living with HIV have higher risk of sudden cardiac death, finds study

People living with HIV have higher risk of sudden cardiac death, finds study

Modest differences in lung function could offer clues about the risk of sudden cardiac death

Modest differences in lung function could offer clues about the risk of sudden cardiac death

New AI technology for heart imaging could improve care for patients

New AI technology for heart imaging could improve care for patients

Genomic autopsy reveals many genetic variants associated with cardiomyopathy

Genomic autopsy reveals many genetic variants associated with cardiomyopathy

Molecular autopsy of dried blood spots can identify underlying cause of sudden cardiac death in a young person

Molecular autopsy of dried blood spots can identify underlying cause of sudden cardiac death in a young person

Study identifies link between common air pollutants and incidence of cardiac arrest

Study identifies link between common air pollutants and incidence of cardiac arrest