Oct 7, 2017
Courtesy of Independent - A project aimed at preventing sudden cardiac arrest in adolescents was launched at Mrieħel Secondary School, St Theresa College.
Sep 12, 2017
Courtesy of Scoop Health - AEDs in schools raises awareness that sudden cardiac arrest may happen to anyone, and it may occur on school grounds or during school activities.
Sep 3, 2017
Courtesy of SBS - person having a cardiac arrest is more than twice as likely to survive if someone intervenes using CPR in the crucial first minutes but too many Australians wouldn't realise what was wrong or what to do.
Sep 1, 2017
Courtesy of Irish Health - A new study has shown that automated external defibrillators (AEDs) do save lives in amateur sports and fitness centres.
Aug 7, 2017
Courtesy of SunStar - A SERIES of “unfortunate” events that included the death of a triathlete, injuries and a power failure marked the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines yesterday.
Jul 22, 2017
Courtesy of Wales Online - Frank Arentz has been told he could die if his heart rate rises above 180 beats per minute.
Jul 12, 2017
Courtesy of The Times of India - India is already the third most obese country in the world and recent trends show that in another eight years it will go higher up in the rank.
Jun 27, 2017
Courtesy of The Irish Times - GAA player Cathal Joyce woke up at the sideline, surrounded by paramedics, and was so weak he couldn’t lift his arms and didn’t know what was happening.
Jun 26, 2017
Courtesy of The Sun - THIS is the shocking moment a 19-year-old described as “fit and healthy” died in a gym during a workout after doing push-ups.
Jun 22, 2017
Courtesy of Jamaica Information Service - Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says he is in full support of efforts to encourage the prescreening of student athletes in sports.
Jun 19, 2017
Courtesy of The New Paper - About 1,000 cases of sudden cardiac death occur among Singaporeans every year.
Jun 18, 2017
Courtesy of Daily Mail - A footy player has been revived on the field after going into cardiac arrest when hit in the face by a ball.
Jun 17, 2017
Courtesy of The Star - Since the death of Olympic Gardens player Okeem Forth from a reported heart failure, the Kingston and St Andrew Football (KSAFA) has now mandated that all youth players in its competitions be medically screened and at least one player has been barred after it was discovered that he has an underlying heart condition.
Jun 15, 2017
Courtesy of Jamaica Information Service - The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) is observing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Week from June 18 to 24 under the theme ‘Prepare, Respond, Revive’.
Jun 13, 2017
Courtesy of The Telegraph - Defibrillator-carrying drones promise to dramatically boost survival rates for people suffering cardiac arrest after a new study found they could reach patients four times faster than an ambulance.
Jun 11, 2017
Courtesy of The Barbados Advocate - BARBADIANS OF all walks of life are being encouraged to pursue training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated external defibrillators.
May 28, 2017
Courtesy of ARY News - A Pakistani taxi driver has been in an unconscious state in a hospital in Dubai for over a month after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest in April.
May 26, 2017
Courtesy of The Nation - Concerned with the rise in sudden deaths caused by heart diseases in the country, a United States-based cardilogist, Dr Kamar Adeleke, has resolved to reduce the figure.
May 21, 2017
Courtesy of The Guardian - Bevan Moody was playing for Waitohi against Nelson in a first division match when he collapsed and stopped breathing.
May 16, 2017
Courtesy of The Brussels Times - Around 10,000 Belgians die each year as a result of cardiac arrest, the Belgian Heart Rhythm Association (BeHRA) said Tuesday at the launch of the eighth week of the heartbeat, devoted this year to this affliction.