Cardiology

Cardiac arrest in a 14-year-old at overnight camp

A case of a 14-year-old girl who had a cardiac arrest at an overnight camp provides a roadmap of how to plan for a rare but often fatal event. The practice article is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Medications

No significant association found for ADHD meds, CVD risk

There seems to be no statistically significant association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published ...

Health

British toddler's death due to mold sparks outcry

A two-year-old boy died from prolonged exposure to mold in his flat in northwest England, a coroner ruled on Tuesday, sparking demands for action over the problem in social housing.

Neuroscience

Lucid dying: Patients recall death experiences during CPR

One in five people who survive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) after cardiac arrest may describe lucid experiences of death that occurred while they were seemingly unconscious and on the brink of death, a new study shows.

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