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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.
Expanding screening could help prevent sudden cardiac death in young people with HCM

Expanding screening could help prevent sudden cardiac death in young people with HCM

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

Air pollution may trigger arrhythmias in healthy adolescents

New software application predicts the likelihood of genetic mutation in dilated cardiomyopathy

New software application predicts the likelihood of genetic mutation in dilated cardiomyopathy

Basic life support training essential for all people to improve survival from cardiac arrest

Basic life support training essential for all people to improve survival from cardiac arrest

Suboptimal sleep linked with higher risk of heart disease and stroke

Suboptimal sleep linked with higher risk of heart disease and stroke

Polygenic risk score identifies coronary artery disease patients at risk for sudden cardiac death.

Polygenic risk score identifies coronary artery disease patients at risk for sudden cardiac death.

Ultra-precise gene therapy technologies could edit or silence faulty genes causing fatal heart diseases

Ultra-precise gene therapy technologies could edit or silence faulty genes causing fatal heart diseases

Impaired cardiac metabolism linked to increased risk of fatal arrhythmias or sudden cardiac death

Impaired cardiac metabolism linked to increased risk of fatal arrhythmias or sudden cardiac death

Deciphering the structure of nuclear pore complex piece by piece

Deciphering the structure of nuclear pore complex piece by piece

New electrical test to screen individuals at risk of sudden cardiac arrest

New electrical test to screen individuals at risk of sudden cardiac arrest

Scientists identify core factors that may put Long QT patients at higher risk of sudden cardiac death

Scientists identify core factors that may put Long QT patients at higher risk of sudden cardiac death

AI predicts if or when a patient could die of cardiac arrest

AI predicts if or when a patient could die of cardiac arrest

Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals characteristics of myeloid immune cells in coronary plaque

Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals characteristics of myeloid immune cells in coronary plaque

Researchers uncover a key regulator of pregnancy-associated heart growth

Researchers uncover a key regulator of pregnancy-associated heart growth

Heart complications uncommon for children and young adults after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Heart complications uncommon for children and young adults after SARS-CoV-2 infection

ECG can pinpoint hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk of mortality

ECG can pinpoint hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk of mortality

Overweight patients more likely to experience recurrent atrial fibrillation after ablation

Overweight patients more likely to experience recurrent atrial fibrillation after ablation

Consensus document offers recommendations on genetic testing for inherited cardiac diseases

Consensus document offers recommendations on genetic testing for inherited cardiac diseases

Extension study shows mavacamten’s efficacy and safety in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Extension study shows mavacamten’s efficacy and safety in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

First practical guide on the use of digital devices for heart rhythm and rate monitoring published

First practical guide on the use of digital devices for heart rhythm and rate monitoring published