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Physician: Congenital Aortic Stenosis Is A Rare Ailment

Jul 10, 2017

Physician: Congenital Aortic Stenosis Is A Rare Ailment

Courtesy of The Monroe News - The Lenawee County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled that Jasmin Torres died of congenital aortic stenosis, a rare disorder found in only about 5 percent of patients who are diagnosed with congenital heart disease.

Officer Shares Life-Saving Mission To Teach Public CPR

Jul 10, 2017

Officer Shares Life-Saving Mission To Teach Public CPR

Courtesy of Fox 9 - The number one killer in America is sudden cardiac arrest - when the heart just stops beating. One Minnesota man is on a personal mission to make sure you know how to perform CPR.

Hypertension: A Silent Killer Is On The Prowl. Are Your Defences Ready?

Jul 10, 2017

Hypertension: A Silent Killer Is On The Prowl. Are Your Defences Ready?

Courtesy of Online Khabar English Edition- Gone are the days when high blood pressure or hypertension was a problem affecting only middle-aged or old people.

Philly School District Measures Address Heart Concerns That Hit Athletes Hardest

Jul 10, 2017

Philly School District Measures Address Heart Concerns That Hit Athletes Hardest

Courtesy of The Inquirer Daily News - Issues of heart failure and sudden cardiac arrest are rare in young people, but are most likely to involve athletes. In those cases, survival is rare.

Adjusting To Life After College Sports

Jul 9, 2017

Adjusting To Life After College Sports

Courtesy of Fosters - For most college athletes, except for the very small percentage that go on to the professional sports arena, life changes dramatically after graduation.

The Machines Are Getting Ready To Play Doctor

Jul 7, 2017

The Machines Are Getting Ready To Play Doctor

Courtesy of MIT Technology Review - An algorithm that spots heart arrhythmia shows how AI will revolutionize medicine—but patients must trust machines with their lives.

Fewer Heart Failure Patients Dying Of Cardiac Arrest

Jul 6, 2017

Fewer Heart Failure Patients Dying Of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Health Day - Heart failure patients are much less likely now to die from sudden cardiac arrest, new research shows.

S.C. Community Mourns Sudden Death Of Football Star

Jul 6, 2017

S.C. Community Mourns Sudden Death Of Football Star

Courtesy of USA Today High School Sports - Cheraw High School junior, Dorrell McFarland, 17, went into cardiac arrest, according to friends. The teen was airlifted to Charleston where he died Monday.

Screening Should Be Required For Sudden Cardiac Death

Jul 6, 2017

Screening Should Be Required For Sudden Cardiac Death

Courtesy of The Review - Sudden cardiac death is one of the main causes of death among young athletes.

A New Approach To The Investigation Of Sudden Unexpected Death

Jul 5, 2017

A New Approach To The Investigation Of Sudden Unexpected Death

AAP News & Journals - Sudden unexplained death in pediatrics (SUDP) is an inclusive term for sudden deaths in children that remain unexplained by standard autopsy and death scene investigation, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sudden unexpected infant death, sudden unexplained death in childhood, and undetermined deaths.

Do Your Employees Know What To Do In A Cardiac Emergency?

Jul 5, 2017

Do Your Employees Know What To Do In A Cardiac Emergency?

Courtesy of Safety.BLR - The American Heart Association (AHA) has launched a new campaign to promote first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automatic external defibrillator (AED) training.

'Silent Killer' Heart Conditions: Six Out Of 10 In Danger Of Unnecessary Early Death

Jul 5, 2017

'Silent Killer' Heart Conditions: Six Out Of 10 In Danger Of Unnecessary Early Death

Courtesy of Express - SIX out of 10 patients with inherited ‘silent killer’ heart conditions are being put in danger of unnecessary early death because GPs are misdiagnosing them with anxiety, according to new research.

Drones Can Increase Cardiac Arrest Survival

Jul 4, 2017

Drones Can Increase Cardiac Arrest Survival

Courtesy of HospiMedica - A specially constructed drone equipped with a defibrillator can be delivered automatically to the site of a cardiac arrest long before an ambulance arrives.

Fatal Heart Conditions Are Being Misdiagnosed As Stress: Six In Ten Patients With Inherited Illnesses Had Symptoms Attributed To Other Causes

Jul 4, 2017

Fatal Heart Conditions Are Being Misdiagnosed As Stress: Six In Ten Patients With Inherited Illnesses Had Symptoms Attributed To Other Causes

Courtesy of Daily Mail - People with deadly heart conditions are mistakenly being diagnosed with stress, research suggests.

Cause Of Homestead High Basketball Player’s Death Revealed

Jul 2, 2017

Cause Of Homestead High Basketball Player’s Death Revealed

Courtesy of The Mercury News - A rare heart arrhythmia triggered the sudden death of Homestead High basketball player Kimberly Nuestro, according to her father.

A Common, Genetic Heart Condition You Might Not Know About

Jun 30, 2017

A Common, Genetic Heart Condition You Might Not Know About

Courtesy of Eight West News - Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is the most common genetic cardiovascular disorder, and affects at least 1 in 500 people in the United States.

15-Year Old Battles Back From Cardiac Arrest With Help Of EMT

Jun 30, 2017

15-Year Old Battles Back From Cardiac Arrest With Help Of EMT

Courtesy of Portsmouth Daily Times - Wednesday, June 8, 2016 looked to be another calm, late spring day for Tracy, Kayla, and Kayla’s older sister, Josalyn Grube, with Tracy out providing for her kids, who were enjoying the beginning of summer break. Unfortunately, it wouldn’t end that way.

New Treatment Options For Heart Failure: Cardiologist

Jun 30, 2017

New Treatment Options For Heart Failure: Cardiologist

Courtesy of The Hindu - Heart failure is the most common cause of hospitalisation but the good news is there are newer treatment options available to treat heart failure and sudden cardiac arrest.

Be Steady My Beating Heart

Jun 30, 2017

Be Steady My Beating Heart

Courtesy of UC San Diego Health - After three decades of feeling sick, exhausted and frustrated, Coppla was finally diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm that causes the top chambers of the heart to quiver.

Family Of Shane Edward Tanzosh Establish Foundation For ARVC Heart Condition

Jun 29, 2017

Family Of Shane Edward Tanzosh Establish Foundation For ARVC Heart Condition

Courtesy of The Warwick Advertiser - Shane Edward Tanzosh, the son of Warwick residents Anthony and Felicia Tanzosh, was a brother, fiancé, friend, cousin and a lifelong athlete.