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Athletes with ICDs

9th June 2017

Athletes with ICDs can still play competitive sports


Cheick Tiote

6th June 2017

Former Newcastle United footballer Cheick Tiote has died at the age of 30 following a collapse during a training session for his current club Beijing Enterprises.

Men seem to suffer more from chemotherapy induced cardiomyopathy

5th June 2017

Heart function worse and more damage to heart, suggests new research.

Proteins involved in cardiomyopathy to be studied in America

1st June 2017

Research grant goes to Washington State University.

Paper test could help people with heart failure monitor their condition at home

29th May 2017

Simple test can be analysed by smartphone app.

Newer type of internal defibrillator gets post-market support

25th May 2017

Study finds S-ICD has acceptable short-term complication rates.

Wearable defibrillator is safe for children, say researchers

22nd May 2017

Device is worn outside the body like a vest.

New tiny pacemaker has high implant success rate

19th May 2017

Pacemaker inserted into the heart via a vein in the leg.

Researchers find more comfortable way to treat AF

18th May 2017

Instead of shock, low energy pulses used.