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Death of Spouse or Child Causes Heart Rhythm Risks, University of Sydney Study Shows



11/15/2010 6:59:02 AM

Bloomberg -- The death of a spouse or child may cause a broken heart -- literally. A bereaved spouse or parent may experience a quickened pulse and other dangerous changes in heart rhythm, according to an Australian study presented today in Chicago at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. The symptoms tend to go away within six months, the researchers said.

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