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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.
New tool could transform the management of cardiac sarcoidosis patients

New tool could transform the management of cardiac sarcoidosis patients

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

More popular type of antihypertensive drugs causes slightly more side effects

More popular type of antihypertensive drugs causes slightly more side effects

Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

Study could help improve care for irregular heartbeats in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Study could help improve care for irregular heartbeats in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Experts offer guidance on diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children

Experts offer guidance on diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children

Higher risk of cardiovascular disease associated with ‘Southern’ diet of fried food, fats, and sugary drinks

Higher risk of cardiovascular disease associated with ‘Southern’ diet of fried food, fats, and sugary drinks

BUSM receives $2.7 million grant to reduce disparities in cardio-oncology

BUSM receives $2.7 million grant to reduce disparities in cardio-oncology

Novel computer system can help inform future therapies for patients with inherited heart disease

Novel computer system can help inform future therapies for patients with inherited heart disease

Study: 20% of patients with unexplained sudden cardiac death have rare genetic variants

Study: 20% of patients with unexplained sudden cardiac death have rare genetic variants

New device detects signs of sudden cardiac death

New device detects signs of sudden cardiac death

Increasing sodium and calcium levels in the bloodstream helps prevent deadly arrhythmias

Increasing sodium and calcium levels in the bloodstream helps prevent deadly arrhythmias

Experts develop quality indicators for management and outcomes of adults with atrial fibrillation

Experts develop quality indicators for management and outcomes of adults with atrial fibrillation

Study: ICD patients should be regularly screened for anxiety and depression

Study: ICD patients should be regularly screened for anxiety and depression

Foot assessments can help detect atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes

Foot assessments can help detect atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes

Drugs can help prevent progression of cardiac hypertrophy in hemodialysis patients

Drugs can help prevent progression of cardiac hypertrophy in hemodialysis patients

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

What Covid means for the athlete’s heart

What Covid means for the athlete’s heart

Inflammatory heart disease is rare among professional athletes with mild COVID-19, study finds

Inflammatory heart disease is rare among professional athletes with mild COVID-19, study finds

Study sheds light on pathological characteristics behind sudden cardiac death

Study sheds light on pathological characteristics behind sudden cardiac death