Cardiology

Research shows low chance of sudden cardiac arrest after sex

A small percentage of sudden cardiac arrest events are related to sexual activity, but survival rates in those cases remain low, according to a research letter published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology ...

Medical research

Scientists reveal the mystery of sudden cardiac death

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at The University of Manchester have solved a mystery connected with why people die from sudden cardiac arrest during sleep - potentially saving thousands of lives.

Medical research

A new beat in heart research

Sudden Cardiac Arrest syndrome (SCA) is poorly understood, but it's a real danger for the otherwise young and healthy. For no apparent reason, the heart suddenly stops beating, and without treatment death may follow within ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

An angry heart can lead to sudden death, researchers find

Before flying off the handle the next time someone cuts you off in traffic, consider the latest research from Yale School of Medicine researchers that links changes brought on by anger or other strong emotions to future arrhythmias ...

Cardiology

Weekend sudden cardiac arrests are more deadly

People who experience cardiac arrests over the weekend are less likely to survive long enough to be admitted to a hospital, compared to those who had the same medical event on a weekday, according to preliminary research ...

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