News tagged with cardiac deaths

Study shows who benefits most from statins

New research suggests that widely used statin therapy provides the most benefit to patients with the highest genetic risk of heart attack. Using a relatively straightforward genetic analysis, the researchers ...

Mar 03, 2015
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New guidelines for cardiovascular genetic testing

An international panel of experts from The Heart Rhythm Society and the European Heart Rhythm Association issued new guideline recommendations for all health care professionals about cardiovascular genetic testing at the ...

May 06, 2011
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Study tests use of warm-heart transplants

Rob Evans, a 61-year-old social worker from Apache Junction, Ariz., got the good news on Father's Day: After 3.5 years, doctors had found him a heart and were preparing to bring it to the University of California-Los Angeles, ...

Sep 09, 2011
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Sharp decrease in deaths from sudden cardiac arrest

Only a few decades ago, sudden cardiac arrest was a death sentence. Today, a victim of sudden cardiac arrest is saved roughly once every six hours in Sweden, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University ...

Nov 23, 2011
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