Published in Health Risk Factor Week, September 25th, 2007
This trend article about University of Innsbruck, Austria, is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify developing directions of research.
Study 1: A new study, "Risk factor profile for sudden cardiac death during mountain hiking," is now available. "Mountain hiking is associated with a death rate of about 4 deaths per 100,000 hikers annually. About 50 % of all fatalities during mountain hiking are sudden cardiac deaths (SCDs)," scientists in Innsbruck, Austria report.
"But there are only few data available regarding risk factors and triggers...
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