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HEART Foundation Of Jamaica Marks CPR Week June 18-24

Jun 15, 2017

HEART Foundation Of Jamaica Marks CPR Week June 18-24

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’.

Defibrillator Drones To Boost Cardiac Arrest Survival

Jun 13, 2017

Defibrillator Drones To Boost Cardiac Arrest Survival

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.

Save A Life!

Jun 11, 2017

Save A Life!

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.

Hundreds Farewell Waitohi Rugby Player Bevan Moody

May 31, 2017

Hundreds Farewell Waitohi Rugby Player Bevan Moody

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.

Pakistani Taxi Driver In Coma In Dubai Hospital After Cardiac Arrest

May 28, 2017

Pakistani Taxi Driver In Coma In Dubai Hospital After Cardiac Arrest

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.

‘Rate Of Heart Attacks Can Be Reduced’

May 26, 2017

‘Rate Of Heart Attacks Can Be Reduced’

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.

Marlborough Rugby Player Bevan Moody Dies After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

May 25, 2017

Marlborough Rugby Player Bevan Moody Dies After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

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.

New Zealand Rugby Union Player In Coma After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

May 21, 2017

New Zealand Rugby Union Player In Coma After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of The Guardian - Bevan Moody was playing for Waitohi against Nelson in a first division match when he collapsed and stopped breathing.

Stephen Dudley Died Of Heart Arrhythmia, Recommendations Made: Coroner

May 18, 2017

Stephen Dudley Died Of Heart Arrhythmia, Recommendations Made: Coroner

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.

Some 10,000 Belgians Die Each Year Of Cardiac Arrest

May 16, 2017

Some 10,000 Belgians Die Each Year Of Cardiac Arrest

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.

620,000 People In The UK Are At Risk Of Sudden Death – This Is Why

May 13, 2017

620,000 People In The UK Are At Risk Of Sudden Death – This Is Why

Courtesy of Daily Star - The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has revealed 620,000 people in the UK could be at risk of sudden death.

Cardiologist Urges Regular Medicals For Players

May 12, 2017

Cardiologist Urges Regular Medicals For Players

Courtesy of Mmegi Online - Top cardiologist, Professor Kiran Bhagat says cardiac arrest can be prevented if sport codes conduct regular medicals for their athletes.

Newborn Heart Screening Program Rolling Out Across Ontario

May 12, 2017

Newborn Heart Screening Program Rolling Out Across Ontario

Courtesy of CBC News | Ottawa - A simple handheld screening test is set to help babies born in Ontario with serious heart defects.

Teenage Footballer Dies Of Cardiac Arrest After Match

May 1, 2017

Teenage Footballer Dies Of Cardiac Arrest After Match

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.

Columbia Asia Hospitals, Patiala Conducts A 3-Day Cardiology Camp: Doctors Advocate Greater Caution Against Adverse Lifestyle Risk Factors, Advice Regular Heart Screenings 

Apr 26, 2017

Columbia Asia Hospitals, Patiala Conducts A 3-Day Cardiology Camp: Doctors Advocate Greater Caution Against Adverse Lifestyle Risk Factors, Advice Regular Heart Screenings 

Courtesy of MenaFN - Regular screening and checkups is the key to keep cardiac arrests or cardiac failures at bay.

Female Rugby Player, 23, Collapses And Dies After Training Match

Apr 26, 2017

Female Rugby Player, 23, Collapses And Dies After Training Match

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.

South African Research Team Make A Breakthrough In Cardiology

Apr 7, 2017

South African Research Team Make A Breakthrough In Cardiology

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.

‘Bangungot’: Why Young Men Die Suddenly In Their Sleep

Apr 4, 2017

‘Bangungot’: Why Young Men Die Suddenly In Their Sleep

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.

HEART-STOPPING MOMENT DJ Reveals How She Went To The Gym… And Ended Up In A COMA

Apr 2, 2017

HEART-STOPPING MOMENT DJ Reveals How She Went To The Gym… And Ended Up In A COMA

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

Sudden Death

Mar 31, 2017

Sudden Death

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.