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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.
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

Wearable defibrillator reduces overall mortality, but not sudden cardiac death

Wearable defibrillator reduces overall mortality, but not sudden cardiac death

Patients at risk of heart disease do not always understand genetic test results

Patients at risk of heart disease do not always understand genetic test results

Scientists discover new treatment approach to curb severe myocarditis

Scientists discover new treatment approach to curb severe myocarditis

Study reveals rising burden of atrial fibrillation among Asian patients

Study reveals rising burden of atrial fibrillation among Asian patients

New study uncovers why sauna bathing provides health benefits

New study uncovers why sauna bathing provides health benefits

Radiation therapy can be used to treat patients with life-threatening heart rhythm

Radiation therapy can be used to treat patients with life-threatening heart rhythm

Powerful digital model replicates biological activity that precedes sudden cardiac death

Powerful digital model replicates biological activity that precedes sudden cardiac death

New project to seek answers for effects of alcohol on the nervous system

New project to seek answers for effects of alcohol on the nervous system

Mitochondrial DNA copy number appears to be predictive of sudden cardiac death, heart attacks

Mitochondrial DNA copy number appears to be predictive of sudden cardiac death, heart attacks

Low serum calcium levels linked to increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest

Low serum calcium levels linked to increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest

Study shows frequent sauna bathing reduces risk of elevated blood pressure

Study shows frequent sauna bathing reduces risk of elevated blood pressure

Study finds underutilization of lifesaving implantable cardioverter defibrillators in eligible patients

Study finds underutilization of lifesaving implantable cardioverter defibrillators in eligible patients

Consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3s reduces cardiac death risk, study shows

Consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3s reduces cardiac death risk, study shows

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Cedars-Sinai researchers develop new risk assessment tool to predict sudden cardiac arrest

Cedars-Sinai researchers develop new risk assessment tool to predict sudden cardiac arrest