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MHRA gives green light to cardiovascular treatment

MHRA gives green light to cardiovascular treatment

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has authorised Vazkepa to reduce cardiovascular risk in statin-treated adult patients who have elevated triglycerides and other...
Scientists create most detailed 3D scan of congenital heart disease

Scientists create most detailed 3D scan of congenital heart disease

Scientists have created the most detailed 3D heart scan of a rare form of congenital heart disease. The team at the University of Manchester have...
Breakthrough to target care for deadly hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Breakthrough to target care for deadly hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Researchers have made a groundbreaking discovery of new genetic faults in patients living with the deadly heart condition hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) which could help...
Reducing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular deaths with AstraZeneca

Reducing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular deaths with AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca’s recent THALES Phase III trial has demonstrated the efficacy of the drug Brilinta for reducing the risk of major cardiovascular events such as...
World Heart Day: preventing heart disease is vital

World Heart Day: preventing heart disease is vital

Today (29 September) marks World Heart Day, and new findings from the European Society of Cardiology shows that preventing heart disease could save billions...
Cutting cardiovascular risk for European patients with cholesterol drug

Cutting cardiovascular risk for European patients with cholesterol drug

The risk of damaging cardiovascular events could be minimised for European patients through the use of cholesterol drugs. A new, European study involving 18 different...
Gene therapy may hold key to treating life-threatening Danon disease

Gene therapy may hold key to treating life-threatening Danon disease

A new study has found that  gene therapy improved cardiac, muscle and liver function in Danon disease mouse models. Danon disease is a very rare,...
Avoidable deficiencies in heart failure cost NHS £21m

Avoidable deficiencies in heart failure cost NHS £21m

Real-world NHS data has revealed that inadequate management of iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in heart failure patients is costing the...
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University of Leeds to develop a new treatment for heart failure

After receiving a grant from Heart Research UK, the University of Leeds are aiming to find new treatments for heart failure patients. A new research...
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The Institute for Cardiogenetics joining forces to promote cardiovascular research

With the aim of promoting innovative cardiovascular research, The Institute for Cardiogenetics are collaborating with VIAgenomics to translate years of knowledge into pioneering treatment. In...
Lack of sleep could be linked to heart disease in disadvantaged people

Lack of sleep in disadvantaged people could be linked to heart disease

Socieconomically disadvantaged groups are more likely to have poor sleep due to life factors such as financial worry or working multiple jobs. A new study,...
How physical activity may actually be bad for your heart

How physical activity may actually be bad for your heart

Could psychical activity sometimes be bad for your heart? A new study has shown how, in some cases, physical activity can have a negative impact...
Global Roadmap to prevent cardiovascular disease among people living with diabetes

Global Roadmap to prevent cardiovascular disease among people living with diabetes

The World Heart Federation launches a new Global Roadmap on the prevention of cardiovascular disease among people living with diabetes. At ESC Congress 2019 together...
Did you know taking pain medications could lead to higher cardiovascular risks?

Did you know taking pain medications could lead to higher cardiovascular risks?

Researchers from University of British Columbia, Canada, have discovered that pain medications are linked to higher cardiovascular risks in patients with osteoarthritis. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs...
Multiple genes affect risk the of developing asthma, hay fever and eczema

Multiple genes affect risk the of developing asthma, hay fever and eczema

Researchers at Uppsala University have found a total of 141 genes in our genetic material that largely explain the genetic risk of developing asthma,...
Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining

Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining

In many high-income countries, heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining, and are even increasing in some countries, according to new...
Vascular closure devices market is expected to reach $1,286m (~€1,154m) by 2026

Vascular closure devices market is expected to reach $1,286m (~€1,154m) by 2026

Did you know that the global vascular closure devices market was valued at $705m in 2017 and is expected to reach $1286m by 2026? The...
Noise pollution effects: what do you think it does to humans?

Noise pollution effects: what do you think it does to humans?

In a nutshell, any sound that disturbs your peace is noise, regardless of whether or not you are used to it – But have...
Discover the funding for cardiovascular disease and integrated care & social care

E-health: discover the funding for cardiovascular disease and integrated care & social care

Introducing the SBRI Healthcare programme, the e-health funding offer launched for cardiovascular disease and integrated care & social care. With only roughly 6 weeks left...
LDL-cholesterol is unable to predict future cardiovascular events

LDL-cholesterol is unable to predict future cardiovascular events

New international study shows that LDL-cholesterol is unable to predict future cardiovascular events and fails to identify those coronary heart disease patients who are...

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