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Heart scan ‘could pick up signs of sudden death risk’

Heart scan ‘could pick up signs of sudden death risk’

Health
Scientists say a new scan technique could identify people at risk of collapsing and dying suddenly from a hidden heart condition.Normally, in people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, signs of structural changes in the heart can only be picked up after death.But University of Oxford researchers used microscopic imaging to spot the same patterns in living patients.The condition is the top cause of sudden cardiac death in young people.It is a common, inherited condition, affecting one in 500 people in the UK, which can be fatal in small numbers of people.Footballer Fabrice Muamba had a near-fatal cardiac arrest during a match while David Frost's son Miles died suddenly while jogging aged 31, for example.Yet many of those with hypert...
Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan announces tragic death of daughter Gabrielle, 22

Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan announces tragic death of daughter Gabrielle, 22

Entertainment
Slipknot band member Shawn Crahan announced on Sunday that his daughter Gabrielle Crahan had died at the age of 22. The 49-year-old, best known as the “Clown”, posted a heartfelt statement across the band’s social media channels. It read: "It is with a broken heart, and from a place of the deepest pain, that I have to inform all of you that my youngest daughter, Gabrielle, passed away… May 18, 2019.”He added: “She was 22 years old.” Before finishing: "My family and I ask that our privacy be respected moving forward."On his personal Instagram account, he posted a beautiful black and white photo of his late daughter. Gabrielle is survived by her father, her mother Chantel Crahan, and her three siblings - sister Alexandria, and brothers Gage and Simon. Her f
BREAKING: Jeremy Kyle Show permanently AXED after death of guest

BREAKING: Jeremy Kyle Show permanently AXED after death of guest

Entertainment
Carolyn McCall, ITV's CEO announced today: "Given the gravity of recent events we have decided to end production of The Jeremy Kyle Show."The Jeremy Kyle Show has had a loyal audience and has been made by a dedicated production team for 14 years, but now is the right time for the show to end."Everyone at ITV's thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of Steve Dymond."The previously announced review of the episode of the show is underway and will continue.  Related Articles "ITV will continue to work with Jeremy Kyle on other projects."It comes after the show was suspended indefinitely following the death of a guest.Steve Dymond, 63, was found dead 10 days after failing a lie detector test on the daytime show.He had gone on the programme to prove to his estranged fian...
When misinformation online leads to death threats

When misinformation online leads to death threats

Technology
Ethan Lindenberger, Tun Khin and Jessikka Aro have all had false information spread about them on social media sites, which has led to harassment and even death threats.They spoke about their stories as they came face-to-face with tech companies in Silicon Valley to try and tackle the problem.By Cody Godwin and Dave LeeLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Technology
Keith Flint inquest: ‘Not enough evidence’ to say death was suicide

Keith Flint inquest: ‘Not enough evidence’ to say death was suicide

Entertainment
Keith Flint died by hanging and had cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system at the time, an inquest has heard.However, the coroner said there was not enough evidence to conclude The Prodigy star's death was suicide. Image: The Prodigy frontman was best known for hits including Firestarter and Breathe Flint, 49, was found hanging at his home in North End, Essex, on 4 March.In a short inquest hearing on Wednesday, Essex Senior Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray said she had considered his death might have been suicide but recorded an open conclusion, saying that "we will never quite know what was going on in his mind".In her summary, she said: "To record [suicide], I would have to have found that, on the balance of probabilities, Mr Fl...