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2013-11-12 09:10:29

A promising technology may enable doctors to diagnose and possibly treat in utero a common cause of stillbirth and sudden death in infants.

2012-06-26 11:50:07

Genetic researchers have made an important step towards resolving the mystery of the causes of intrauterine fetal demise (IUFD), or stillbirth, where a baby dies in the womb after the 14th week of gestation.

2012-02-29 10:31:13

Reconstructing family trees dating back to 1811, Dutch researchers have estimated the death risk for people with inherited heart rhythm disorders.

2009-10-12 16:53:19

A multi-national research team has discovered that two genetic factors converge to increase the risk of sudden cardiac death.

2009-03-24 09:17:58

A U.S.-German study has linked 10 genes with sudden cardiac death, a condition that accounts for 450,000 U.S.

2004-11-27 15:00:09

Inherited heart defects may be killing up to 80 young New Zealanders a year but many deaths go undiagnosed -- putting relatives who carry the faulty gene at risk.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.