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2013-04-02 11:19:56

A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina indicates that a newly approved blood thinner that blocks a key component of the human blood clotting system may increase the risk and severity of certain viral infections, including flu and myocarditis, a viral infection of the heart and a significant cause of sudden death in children and young adults.

2012-10-31 03:29:07

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society is the first in Canada to issue guidelines aimed at helping primary care and emergency physicians, as well as specialists, recognize and manage heart failure in children.

2012-02-15 10:26:38

New research from Western University, Canada, has demonstrated the benefits of performing Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) in cases where patients have been resuscitated after Sudden Cardiac Death or enter hospital suffering from ventricular arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeat rhythm).

2011-03-23 20:43:12

Myocardits is an inflammation of the heart muscles that is a major cause of heart failure in young patients.

2011-03-23 20:31:32

People with type 1 diabetes, whose insulin-producing cells have been destroyed by the body's own immune system, are particularly vulnerable to a form of inflammatory heart disease (myocarditis) caused by a different autoimmune reaction.

2010-11-15 12:16:12

James “Jimmy” Armstrong hadn’t missed a “Mac” in 28 years.

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2010-03-02 08:45:00

Each year, two in every 100,000 young athletes succumb to sudden cardiac death, fueling a debate over what constitutes a comprehensive health screening prior to sports participation.

2009-11-03 15:42:30

Myocarditis is an important, and often unrecognized cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

2009-11-03 12:13:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Myocarditis is an important, and often unrecognized cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

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2009-08-10 08:44:29

Russian officials say they will open a new investigation into the death of 19-year-old hockey star Alexei Cherepanov. Cherepanov, considered one of Russia's rising young hockey stars, collapsed and died last October after playing a game for the Omsk Avangard club in the Moscow region.