BHF scientists Discover New Test for Sudden Adult Death, SADS


new pan European[1]

study released today[2]

and funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), has identified an

abnormality in the heart that will help predict those people who may be at

risk from so-called sudden adult death syndrome (SADS).


lead researchers, based at Papworth Hospital near Cambridge, have found a

way to predict whether an individual is at risk of SADS by measuring the

amount of electrical