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.
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 28, 2017
Steven Brazier, 19, died from a cardiac arrest in February 2014 after his mental health deteriorated under the care of the Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
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.
Jan 11, 2017
Courtesy of Gulf News Health - Dubai: Death due to a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) may soon be avoidable in Dubai as Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched the Dubai Heart Safest City Project by 2020 to be able to save 65 per cent lives of those suffering cardiac arrest.
Dec 30, 2016
SURAT: A 16-year-old boy student of class X died of cardiac arrest while playing basketball in his school on Dumas Road.
Dec 27, 2016
New Delhi: Numerous researches and experts have labeled winter as the most crucial season for those who suffer from heart ailments.
Dec 25, 2016
A group of Emirati cardiologists have launched a campaign to promote early detection of heart disease in young people as part of Weqaya, an ongoing national health awareness effort.
Dec 22, 2016
A new set of clinical performance and quality measures from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology (AHA/ACC) aims to prevent sudden cardiac death (SCD).
Dec 21, 2016
The beloved 26-year-old former Vancouver Giants player who is considered a top player in the AHL, collapsed Nov. 19 during a game against the Manitoba Moose.
Dec 19, 2016
In the UK around 270 children die every year of sudden cardiac death. They may have survived if CPR had been started earlier or a correct technique used.