Genetics

New screening test for those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest

New research from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute will allow families around the world to discover if they are carrying genetic mutations that cause sudden cardiac arrest—a condition that kills 9 out of 10 victims.

Cardiology

What is cardiac arrest? A heart expert explains

Cardiac arrest (or sudden cardiac arrest as it is more formally known) is a medical emergency. It happens when an event, usually an electrical disturbance, quickly and unexpectedly causes your heart to stop working. It's ...

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