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 31, 2017
Courtesy of Stuff - Hundreds have gathered to farewell a rugby player who collapsed on the field, marking his funeral with a haka on the streets of Blenheim.
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 25, 2017
Courtesy of Stuff - Bevan Moody's family and friends are today mourning the loss of a young family man after the Waitohi rugby player died in Nelson hospital.
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 18, 2017
Courtesy of Aukland Now - A West Auckland high school has been cleared of blame in a student's death, as the Coroner releases his official findings.
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.
May 1, 2017
Courtesy of S TV News - Tributes have been paid to a talented teenage footballer who collapsed and died of a suspected cardiac arrest mid-way through an under-15s match.
Apr 26, 2017
Courtesy of MenaFN - Regular screening and checkups is the key to keep cardiac arrests or cardiac failures at bay.
Apr 26, 2017
Courtesy of Daily Mail - A rugby player who collapsed and died after suffering a head injury during a training match had suffered two other similar injuries in the nine months before her death.