News tagged with sudden death
Genetic researchers have made an important step towards resolving the mystery of the causes of intrauterine fetal demise (IUFD), or stillbirth, where a baby dies in the womb after the 14th week of gestation. IUFD is responsible ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The tiniest and the heaviest fetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoking among drug dependent pregnant women is alarmingly high, estimated at 77 to 99%. Programs that treat pregnant patients for substance use disorders often fail to address cigarette smoking despite the clear ...
Addiction Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Tocilizumab is more effective than adalimumab at reducing signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
Data presented today at EULAR 2012, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, demonstrates that tocilizumab monotherapy is more effective than adalimumab monotherapy in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cardiovascular researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have identified a genetic variant in a cardiac protein that can be linked to heart rhythm dysfunction.
Cardiology May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Men whose electrical impulses take a few milliseconds longer to travel through the lower chambers of the heart have an increased risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD), according to research reported in Circulation, an Americ ...
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- It may be easier in the future to test and potentially provide early treatment for the one in 500 people affected by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Cardiology May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Patients with HIV/AIDS have a significantly increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD), according to a study published in the May 22 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Cardiology May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What is the connection, if any, between sudden cardiac death and people with HIV/AIDS? And can that knowledge help prolong their lives?
Cardiology May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Big gaps in basic knowledge about the numbers and causes of apparently inexplicable heart attacks among young sportsmen and women are seriously hampering our ability to prevent them, says a sport and exercise medicine specialist ...
Cardiology May 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A "spare tire" around the midsection raises the odds of sudden cardiac death in obese people, a new study finds.
Health May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An article, published in Circulation by Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH from the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and colleagues from Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medica ...
Cardiology May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Texas at Arlington researchers have obtained a patent for a device aimed at saving babies lives through improved and rapid detection of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Pediatrics May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
University of Guelph researchers have found the location and effect of abnormal heart proteins that can cause cardiac failure, a discovery that points to potential new ways to treat the most costly health problem in the world.
Cardiology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Since 1992, the government's Back-to-Sleep Campaign has encouraged parents to place infants on their backs to sleep. Still, more than 4,500 infants die unexpectedly during sleep each year in the United States. Now, a University ...
Health Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0