Cardiac arrests or heart rhythm disorders in patients in hospital with coronavirus are likely triggered by a severe, systemic form of the disease, research suggests.
An Aberdeen man has thanked a quick-thinking commuter for saving his life.
Spikes in air pollution trigger hundreds of heart attacks, strokes and acute asthma attacks in English cities compared to days when the air is cleaner, according to new research.
Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo could one day be used to detect signs of cardiac arrest, scientists believe.
A north-east community life-saving group has launched an awareness drive to educate people about public defibrillators.
A dad-of-two who almost died after his heart stopped for seven minutes is hoping to return to work in the coming weeks.
A 33-year-old dad-of-two lay on a rugby pitch without a heartbeat for seven minutes as his team-mates battled to save his life.
Patients with dangerously high levels of potassium in their blood may have come to severe harm because medics left them for hours on end without review or said the next shift of doctors could “deal with it”.
Bystanders who witness someone going into cardiac arrest could soon become lifesavers thanks to a new project which aims to map all of Britain’s public defibrillators.
Door stewards in the North-east have been trained in the use of life-saving equipment.
A BRAVE woman who survived four cardiac arrests has revisited the hospital where staff saved her life.