Medical Research

July 27, 2009

New Study Finds AED Programs in Schools Beneficial

A recently released AHA study finds that school-based AED programs provide a high survival rate for both student athletes and older non-students who suffer sudden cardiac […]
September 10, 2009

Medical News: Lacrosse Players Have Excess Burden of Cardiac Arrest from Chest Blows

A recently released news reports states that commotio cordis accounts for a disproportionate number of sudden deaths in high school and college lacrosse players, compared with […]
November 18, 2009

Sudden Death in the Young

EMS providers should be aware of a variety of conditions that can cause fatal cardiac arrest in the young. By James Davis, RN, MA, EMT-P James […]
November 9, 2011

Most Americans With HCM Live Normal Life Spans

Statement Highlights: , Nov 8, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a treatable disease compatible with normal longevity. — HCM is the most […]
December 7, 2011

New Guidelines to Prevent Sudden Death in Sport to be Issued

Tuesday, December 06, 2011 By Michael Popke — AB Managing Editor Members of 65 sports and health organizations met Tuesday in Washington, D.C., at the third […]