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Young people who die from suspected heart problem should have their DNA analysed

21st September 2015

recommends the European Society of Cardiology.

Some babies who suffer cot death have cardiomyopathy gene mutations

18th September 2015

Danish study of baby deaths reports.

New MRI safe internal defibrillator wins first approval in America

17th September 2015

Device has changes to software and hardware to make it compatible with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Tiny leadless pacemaker safe in most patients

11th September 2015

says study reported to European Society of Cardiology.

More families with cardiomyopathy may soon get IVF help

10th September 2015

to ensure their babies do not inherit the disease.

Europeans with cardiomyopathy have more ICDs and gene testing than expected

9th September 2015

Over half of gene tests give a result.

Women are nine times more likely to get takotsubo cardiomyopathy,

7th September 2015

says study from an international registry of the disease.

Risk of family members inheriting cardiomyopathy investigated

1st September 2015

Age, relationship and number of affected family members plays a part, says study.