Archive for the ‘Cardiac Arrest’ Category

Cardiac arrest survival improving in U.S. hospitals: Study

(Reuters) – More people hospitalized for cardiac arrest are surviving compared with a decade ago, according to a U.S. study, possibly because of changes in hospital treatment and the way bystanders respond when somebody collapses. The study, which appeared in the journal Circulation, found that in 2008, the death rate among U.S. residents hospitalized after […]

Can Running a Marathon lead to Cardiac Arrest?

Recently, numerous reports of race-related cardiac arrests have called the safety of this popular activity into question. A new study finds that participating in marathon races actually is relatively low risk for cardiac arrest, compared to other forms of athletics While several studies have examined sudden cardiac deaths in young, competitive athletes, there had been […]