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How An App Could Spot Your Irregular Heart Rate – and save your life

Oct 12, 2016

How An App Could Spot Your Irregular Heart Rate – and save your life

We send heart emoji to our friends and lovers every day, but it’s easy to overlook the health of our own tickers. Yes you can eat healthily and exercise, but if a doctor doesn’t invite you in for tests, you could well be ignorant to your own irregular heartbeat.

School Screening Saves Life of 17 Year Old Girl

Oct 8, 2016

School Screening Saves Life of 17 Year Old Girl

Girl, 17, fitted with life-saving pacemaker after school sceening spots major heart defect

Philips Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sep 22, 2016

Philips Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Royal Philips today announced the 20th anniversary and 1.5 millionth sale of its HeartStart line of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), the first AED designed for the layperson. With these milestones, the company is launching a campaign aimed at raising awareness around the prevalence of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), with the goal of educating people about using AEDs and how they can lead the way to save a life.

Cardiac Arrest, a Serious Concern in Football

Sep 22, 2016

Cardiac Arrest, a Serious Concern in Football

This topic has been a serious concern in the football fraternity especially because of the recent cases we have seen with the case of Fabrice Muamba (23 years) being the most popular. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the electric system of the heart malfunctions & suddenly becomes very irregular.