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2010-07-06 13:39:24

Scientists at The University of Manchester have solved a mystery connected with why people die from sudden cardiac arrest during sleep "“ potentially saving thousands of lives. The pioneering research, using detailed computer models, could help save lives through preventative treatment of those most at risk from a form of heart rhythm disorder called sick sinus syndrome. This occurs when the activity of the heart's pacemaker, the sinoatrial node, is impaired. Up to now, no-one has been...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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