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.
May 13, 2017
Courtesy of Daily Star - The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has revealed 620,000 people in the UK could be at risk of sudden death.
May 12, 2017
Courtesy of Mmegi Online - Top cardiologist, Professor Kiran Bhagat says cardiac arrest can be prevented if sport codes conduct regular medicals for their athletes.
May 12, 2017
Courtesy of CBC News | Ottawa - A simple handheld screening test is set to help babies born in Ontario with serious heart defects.
Apr 26, 2017
Courtesy of MenaFN - Regular screening and checkups is the key to keep cardiac arrests or cardiac failures at bay.
Apr 7, 2017
Courtesy of Brand South Africa - A mutation in a gene has been identified by South African researchers as the cause of heart disease and cardiac arrest. It affects the young who are sporty and athletic.
Apr 4, 2017
Courtesy of Inquirer.Net - Over the weekend, I was invited to speak at the Cardio-Connect Asia Pacific Meeting in Hong Kong on why young people, including athletes, die suddenly, without showing any previous symptom related to a heart problem.
Apr 2, 2017
Courtesy of The Sun - Rehana Browne, 26, was a fit and healthy young women when she went for a routine workout and, half an hour in, her heart stopped and she went into cardiac arrest
Mar 31, 2017
Courtesy of the Leadership newspaper - Sudden death is often described as an unanticipated death which has different causes. It comes as a shock, like a bolt from the blue.
Mar 22, 2017
Courtesy of The Gleaner - Each year, the Heart Foundation of Jamaica joins with the World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) to commemorate Salt Awareness Week. This year, the week is being celebrated from March 20-26 under the theme Salt: The Forgotten Killer.
Mar 10, 2017
Courtesy of the Jamaica Observer - KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is warning schools, parents and student athletes not to conceal illnesses in order to have the student participate in sports.
Mar 9, 2017
Researchers from Canada, South Africa and Italy have identified a new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people and athletes.
Feb 16, 2017
Courtesy of BBC News - Kristian Hough was 19 when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on holiday on the Isle of Skye and survived, and tests and his family history suggest CPVT.
Feb 15, 2017
Courtesy of The Gleaner - Consultant Cardiologist of the Heart Foundation of Jamaica, Dr Marilyn Lawrence-Wright, says many athletes are shying away from being screened because of the fear that they might be dropped from their teams.
Jan 24, 2017
Courtesy of the Jamaica Observer - Last year, the Jamaican sporting community was shocked by the passing St George's College football captain, Dominic James due to cardiac failure, and other mishaps related to unknown heart conditions were reported in student athletes.
Jan 16, 2017
Courtesy of the News Letter - The father of a young man heralded for his exceptional resolve in the face of a nightmarish disability known as locked-in syndrome has given his backing to a medical charity’s awards programme.