Shane Warne’s untimely death from a suspected heart attack has prompted some people to consider their own heart health and what improvements they can make.
Up to 40% of sudden cardiac deaths in young people remain unexplained. But defibrillators and data are key to preventing them.
Immediate CPR and defibrillation can be key to surviving a cardiac arrest. A smartphone app is mobilising community responders who can help before emergency services arrive.
People generally assume all heart-related death is due to heart attack. But there are differences between cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure – and none are synonymous with death.
Anti-inflammatory pain killers such as ibuprofen should no longer be available for sale in grocery stores, but instead restricted to pharmacies.
When George Michael passed away last year news reports all over the world announced the cause as heart failure. It’s unlikely this really was the cause.