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Commonly used heart drug associated with increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest

A drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain) is associated with an increased risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest, according to results from the European Sudden Cardiac Arrest network (ESCAPE-NET) presented today at EHRA 2019.1 Sudden cardiac arrest causes around half of cardiac deaths in Europe and one in five… Read More »

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

The Sudden Infant Death Syndrome commonly known as SIDS is an infant’s death within one year after birth. For such death to be considered as SIDS, its causes normally remain unexplained even after intensive investigations that include complete autopsy, scene examination as well as review of parent’s or the infant’s clinical history. Historically, the use… Read More »