Items Tagged ‘Sudden Cardiac Death’

July 12, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 12, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Science, Even if you don’t play contact sports, you could develop signs of traumatic brain injury by Sabine Galvis — Scientists looking for a link between repeated brain trauma and lasting neurological damage typically study the brains of soldiers or football players. But it’s unclear whether this damage—known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—is prevalent in […]

View full entry

Tags: air quality, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, anxiety, ASCO, babysitting, belly fat, Chad Corey, Charles Allie, Cheryl Hadaway, Cognitive Impairment, dementia


March 25, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Forbes What Science Tells Us Can Affect Our Risk Of Alzheimer’s […]

View full entry

Tags: “assisted suicide, , ActionNewsJax, Alcohol abuse among med students, allergies, Allevant Solutions, alzheimer's disease, amygdala, Angela Murad, AOL.com, Arab News, Atlanta Black Star


November 17, 2009

Genetic Tests Check Risk for Sudden Death

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

If you have a relative who suffered sudden unexplained death, postmortem genetic testing is a cost-effective way of identifying mutations that may place you and other surviving family members at increased risk for potentially fatal heart rhythm disturbances, a new study suggests.   “Postmortem gene testing may be a better way to determine risk to […]

View full entry

Tags: Genetic testing, Sudden Cardiac Death


November 16, 2009

For Men at 40, Risk of Cardiac Death 1 in 8

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Researchers said men at age 40 in the U.S. have a one-in-eight chance of suffering sudden cardiac death over the rest of their lives, a stark indication of the toll cardiovascular disease exacts on society.   For women, researchers said, the risk is 1 in 24. The prevalence has long been of concern to heart […]

View full entry

Tags: AHA, Sudden Cardiac Death


Contact Us · Privacy Policy