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Kiwi Teen Kayaker Alicia Hoskin Cleared to Compete after Discovering Heart Scare

Jan 18, 2019

Kiwi Teen Kayaker Alicia Hoskin Cleared to Compete after Discovering Heart Scare

Kiwi teen kayaker Alicia Hoskin has credited an athlete screening programme for saving her life.

St. Catherine Hospital to Launch Genetic Screening of Footballers

Jan 7, 2019

St. Catherine Hospital to Launch Genetic Screening of Footballers

Courtesy of Total Croatia News - For the first time in Europe, a project of systematic screening of risk groups of football players.

8 Places Where You Can Save Someone from a Cardiac Arrest

Jan 7, 2019

8 Places Where You Can Save Someone from a Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Newsbook - Machines used to help people having a sudden cardiac arrest were placed around Valletta on Thursday.

Mumbai Cricketer Vaibhav Kesarkar Suffers Cardiac Arrest on Field, Dies

Jan 4, 2019

Mumbai Cricketer Vaibhav Kesarkar Suffers Cardiac Arrest on Field, Dies

Courtesy of Latestly - In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old upcoming cricketer – Vaibhav Kesarkar – from Bhandup area of Mumbai died due to a heart attack while playing on Sunday.

Football Club to Run Screening Tests for Heart Conditions

Dec 17, 2018

Football Club to Run Screening Tests for Heart Conditions

Courtesy of North Somerset Times - James Colman, aged 22, was a member of Nailsea United Football Club when he died suddenly in his sleep in March 2016.

'I was Aged 24, and Dead for Five Minutes'

Dec 14, 2018

'I was Aged 24, and Dead for Five Minutes'

Courtesy BBC - More than 80,000 young people in the UK could be living with undiagnosed heart conditions, the British Heart Foundation has warned. If undetected, the consequences can be fatal.

Defibrillator Donation Protects Hearts — and Warms Them, Too

Dec 7, 2018

Defibrillator Donation Protects Hearts — and Warms Them, Too

Courtesy of Ottowa Sun - It’s a nightmare scenario.

Cyclists to have Heart Scans Amid Cardiac Arrest Fears

Dec 5, 2018

Cyclists to have Heart Scans Amid Cardiac Arrest Fears

Courtesy of Sky News - Every rider will have an annual ECG and heart scan to determine if they are at increased risk of suffering sudden cardiac arrest.

Mother of Coventry Teenager Who Died After Sudden Cardiac Arrest Will Hold Ball in Daughter's Honour

Dec 5, 2018

Mother of Coventry Teenager Who Died After Sudden Cardiac Arrest Will Hold Ball in Daughter's Honour

Courtesy of Coventry Observer - The Mother of a teenager who died after her heart suddenly stopped is holding a charity ball in her daughter’s memory as part of her on-going fundraising campaign.

New Minister for Sport Pledges to Push for Systematic Screening to Help Save Young Lives

Dec 4, 2018

New Minister for Sport Pledges to Push for Systematic Screening to Help Save Young Lives

Courtesy of Politics Home - Mims Davies MP has again shown her heartfelt support for a leading cardiac charity and its ongoing vision to prevent sudden deaths in young people.

Memorial Fund Set Up for Mirfield Teenager Who Died After Being Found Collapsed in the Street

Dec 3, 2018

Memorial Fund Set Up for Mirfield Teenager Who Died After Being Found Collapsed in the Street

Courtesy of Examiner Live - The family of a fit and well teenager who died suddenly in the street due to an undiagnosed condition have paid tribute and set up a fund in his memory.

The Tattle of Hastings: Family, Kamloops Rugby Community in Mourning After Kicia's Death

Nov 26, 2018

The Tattle of Hastings: Family, Kamloops Rugby Community in Mourning After Kicia's Death

Courtesy of Kamloops This Week - ‘It’s what you leave behind that makes a huge difference’

New Stats Shows Over 80% of People Think the Government Should Be Doing More to Prevent Sudden Deaths in Young People

Nov 21, 2018

New Stats Shows Over 80% of People Think the Government Should Be Doing More to Prevent Sudden Deaths in Young People

Courtesy of Politics Home - The charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is calling on the Secretary of State for Health and the UK National Screening Committee to formally acknowledge the scale of young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)

Personal Trainer Meadham Wins Australian Heart Hero Award After Saving Client’s Life

Nov 15, 2018

Personal Trainer Meadham Wins Australian Heart Hero Award After Saving Client’s Life

Courtesy of Daily Telegraph - PADSTOW personal trainer Liam Meadham’s life saving work on one of his clients who suffered a cardiac arrest has won him the Aussie Heart Hero competition.

Check-up for Limerick’s Patrick O’Donovan to Raise Awareness of Cardiac Risk in Young

Nov 14, 2018

Check-up for Limerick’s Patrick O’Donovan to Raise Awareness of Cardiac Risk in Young

Courtesy of Limerick Leader - MINISTER of State Patrick O’Donovan has put himself through the rigors of cardiac assessment in the full glare of the public eye in a bid to raise awareness of cardiac risk in the young.

Every Week 12 Young People Die from Sudden Cardiac Death

Nov 13, 2018

Every Week 12 Young People Die from Sudden Cardiac Death

Courtesy of New Statesman - An estimated one in 300 of the general population has an underlying heart condition predisposing them to SCD.

Survey Finds Nine Teens with Serious Heart Issues, and They Knew Nothing About Them

Nov 8, 2018

Survey Finds Nine Teens with Serious Heart Issues, and They Knew Nothing About Them

Courtesy of Times of Malta - Nine teenagers have been diagnosed with potentially life-threatening heart conditions that would have likely gone unnoticed for several years had it not been for a recently concluded research project.

Thankful for A ‘Rebirthday’

Oct 25, 2018

Thankful for A ‘Rebirthday’

Courtesy of The Witness - When 16-year-old Stuart Groves suddenly collapsed on an Umhlanga beach during a family holiday last year, his mother feared the worst.

Student Dies After Suspected Cardiac Arrest in Gold Coast Classroom

Sep 13, 2018

Student Dies After Suspected Cardiac Arrest in Gold Coast Classroom

Courtesy of News Now - A Gold Coast high school student has died after suffering a "serious medical incident" in class.

Tributes Paid to Irish Youth Footballer After Shocking Sudden Death

Jun 27, 2018

Tributes Paid to Irish Youth Footballer After Shocking Sudden Death

Courtesy of The Irish Post - Tributes have been paid to a young footballer who died suddenly in Belfast this week.