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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 genome editing to prevent sudden cardiac death

Using genome editing to prevent sudden cardiac death

Study compares programming strategies used in implanted cardiac defibrillators

Study compares programming strategies used in implanted cardiac defibrillators

Study highlights role of non-mutational mechanism in myotonic dystrophy, other types of arrhythmias

Study highlights role of non-mutational mechanism in myotonic dystrophy, other types of arrhythmias

Sudden cardiac death linked to mitral valve prolapse in large Australian study

Sudden cardiac death linked to mitral valve prolapse in large Australian study

Researchers find link between sudden cardiac death and common heart condition

Researchers find link between sudden cardiac death and common heart condition

VTCRI scientist receives new federal grant for research into a heart mutation

VTCRI scientist receives new federal grant for research into a heart mutation

Walking more can lower risk of heart failure in older women, shows study

Walking more can lower risk of heart failure in older women, shows study

Beaumont study shows significant heart health benefits with regular moderate exercise

Beaumont study shows significant heart health benefits with regular moderate exercise

VTCRI study may disrupt conventional understanding about how electrical activity travels in the heart

VTCRI study may disrupt conventional understanding about how electrical activity travels in the heart

Death from cardiac disease in young football players more prevalent than previously thought

Death from cardiac disease in young football players more prevalent than previously thought

Are wearable defibrillators a suitable alternative to surgically implanted devices?

Are wearable defibrillators a suitable alternative to surgically implanted devices?

Research explores role of autopsy in cardiovascular medicine

Research explores role of autopsy in cardiovascular medicine

Study combines gene editing and stem cell technologies to predict person’s risk for heart disease

Study combines gene editing and stem cell technologies to predict person’s risk for heart disease

Gene editing technology predicts heart disease risk

Gene editing technology predicts heart disease risk

People with erectile dysfunction have high risk of cardiovascular disease, shows study

People with erectile dysfunction have high risk of cardiovascular disease, shows study

Review finds high cardiovascular disease mortality rates among homeless populations

Review finds high cardiovascular disease mortality rates among homeless populations

Genomic science can help healthcare professionals to identify, treat inherited cardiac conditions

Genomic science can help healthcare professionals to identify, treat inherited cardiac conditions

Natural substances in Chinese medicinal plant can trigger heart arrhythmias

Natural substances in Chinese medicinal plant can trigger heart arrhythmias

Younger siblings of SIDS victims have four-fold increased risk of sudden death

Younger siblings of SIDS victims have four-fold increased risk of sudden death

Telemonitoring benefits remain unclear for patients with cardiac disorders

Telemonitoring benefits remain unclear for patients with cardiac disorders