Heartbreak for family of sudden death schoolgirl after her teenage sister dies of same genetic heart disorder which claimed sibling’s life three years ago
The Mail – 30th May 2017 The family of a schoolgirl who died from an undiagnosed heart condition has suffered a further tragedy after the sudden death of the teen’s younger sister. Read more
The Sun – 22nd May 2017 A vivacious young woman has been remembered as having “everything to live for” after she was struck down by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Read more
Leading charity reaches out to young people using social media as a platform to provide essential support and specialist information At the end of Heart Month 2017, a powerful but pragmatic new YouTube channel has
A ground-breaking paper published simultaneously in two leading international heart journals [20 February 2017] casts fresh light on the current debate relating to the accuracy and cost-efficiency of the ECG as a screening tool to
The Huffington Post – 13th February 2017 Recently, (Wednesday 1 February, 2016 – the start of the annual awareness campaign, Heart Month) the British Heart Foundation issued a statement suggesting “around 620,000 people in the
PoliticsHome – 2nd February 2017 PoliticsHome speaks to Cardiac Risk in the Young’s CEO, Dr Steven Cox, about why sudden death syndrome in the young is not the ‘tiny issue’ the National Screening Committee has
Dr Steven Cox's response to the BHF estimating 620,000 people in the UK carry faulty gene putting them at high risk of heart disease and sudden death
Dr Steven Cox, Chief Executive of the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) comments; “Statistics and ‘guestimates’ predicting the genetic risk of people dying suddenly from coronary heart disease OR sudden arrhythmic death syndrome
New research confirms screening IS cost effective and should be made available to ALL teens and young adults The Government has “got it wrong” when it comes to listening to the recommendations of its National
#MPsupport4CRY The leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is urging all MPs to make a pledge to support a National Strategy for the Prevention of Young Sudden Cardiac Death to help save
Stephanie and Rupert Hunter are avid campaigners for Cardiac Risk in the Young. Stephanie and Rupert threw themselves into fundraising for Cardiac Risk in the Young after Stephanie’s son Sebastian died playing rugby, eleven years
Actor Vincent Regan shows his support to local family affected by the devastation of young sudden cardiac death Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is proud to announce that the North-East based actor and star
The Sun – 8th October 2016 A student told she had a major heart defect after attending a school screening has been fitted with a life-saving pacemaker – at the age of just 17. Read
BBC Sport – 4th October 2016 All young people involved in sport should be screened for underlying heart conditions, experts say. It comes three weeks after 24-year-old non-league footballer Daniel Wilkinson died during a game.
The Sun – 29th September 2016 A 19-year-old student who was found dead in her student lodgings after returning to university for the second year of her studies has been remembered for her “big smile”.