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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.
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

Cell-selective nanotherapy can help treat atherosclerotic plaques

Cell-selective nanotherapy can help treat atherosclerotic plaques

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

Study finds lower degree of myocarditis in athletes with a history of COVID-19

Study finds lower degree of myocarditis in athletes with a history of COVID-19

Researchers control cardiac waves with light to study abnormally rapid heart rhythms

Researchers control cardiac waves with light to study abnormally rapid heart rhythms

Nocturnal respiratory rate of heart patients can help predict the success of ICD treatment

Nocturnal respiratory rate of heart patients can help predict the success of ICD treatment

FARI and The Cooper Institute publish new research paper on omega-3s and heart rate recovery

FARI and The Cooper Institute publish new research paper on omega-3s and heart rate recovery

Skin may help to predict future heart problems

Skin may help to predict future heart problems

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