News tagged with sudden death
A device commonly used to treat dangerous heart rhythms may cause more issues for patients than a simpler version of the same device. The implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) prevents sudden cardiac death by detecting ...
Cardiology May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Higher levels of the hormone estrogen are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in men and women, a new study suggests.
Cardiology May 11, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers from Murdoch University's School of Health Professions are urging health organisations to reconsider their attitudes to mothers and babies bedsharing.
Health Apr 29, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (34) | 0
A fundamental discovery reported in the March 1st issue of the journal Nature, uncovers the first molecular evidence linking the body's natural circadian rhythms to sudden cardiac death (SCD). Ventricular arrhythmias, or abn ...
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Inherited ventricular arrhythmias are an important cause of morbidity and sudden cardiac death in children who have structurally normal hearts. Despite conventional medical therapy, some of these children remain symptomatic ...
Cardiology May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When mice are born lacking the master gene Atoh1, none breathe well and all die in the newborn period. Why and how this occurs could provide new answers about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), but the solution has remained ...
Neuroscience Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When a young athlete dies unexpectedly on the basketball court or the football field, it's both shocking and tragic. Now Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have, for the first time, identified the molecular ...
Medical research Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Using a one-of-a-kind computer-aided program, Mayo Clinic has developed and implemented a Mayo-wide electronic warning system to identify patients at risk of QT-related deaths from an abnormality in the heart's electrical ...
Cardiology Apr 25, 2013 | 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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have gained insight into how second-hand tobacco smoke damages the earliest stages of human embryonic development.
Medical research Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Frequent binge drinking in college can cause more than a hangover. Regularly consuming multiple drinks in a short window of time can cause immediate changes in circulation that increase an otherwise healthy ...
Cardiology Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
UC Davis researchers have developed an accurate computer model to test the effects of medications for arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm, before they are used in patients.
Medical research Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Poets might scoff at the notion that heart and brain are closely related, but scientists led by those at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) say a genetic defect that affects the brain can stop a heart.
Medical research Dec 14, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, led by Lauren Hale, released a new study in the August issue of Pediatrics that shows bed-sharing or co-sleeping with your t ...
Health Jul 19, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In a large and comprehensive investigation into the underlying causes of sudden cardiac death (SCD) a surreptitious killer of hundreds of thousands annually in the United States researchers have discovered a ...
Genetics Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |