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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...
Farxiga granted Fast Track Designation for heart failure treatment

Farxiga granted Fast Track Designation for heart failure treatment

The drug Farxiga has been granted Fast Track Designation in the US for evaluation in the treatment of heart failure. AstraZeneca has been granted Fast...
Bridging the gap in heart failure awareness

Bridging the gap in heart failure awareness

While heart failure affects 64 million people worldwide, a new Global survey shows that heart failure is a ‘blind spot’ for the public and...

Barriers to healthy ageing and early interventions in the UK

UK Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Jolly, who serves as Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ageing and Older People and is the party’s...
Super-sensor chip offers a solution for socially distanced health monitoring

Super-sensor chip offers a solution for socially distanced health monitoring

The future of socially distanced lung and heart health monitoring could lie in an inconspicuous yet incredibly sensitive microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) chip. Scientists have developed...
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...
New NHS approach to cardiac rehabilitation could save 20,000 lives

New NHS approach to cardiac rehabilitation could save 20,000 lives

A new projects aims to increase patient uptake of cardiac rehabilitation that could save up to 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions. Experts from...
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Can fat keep your arteries healthy?

Research from Michigan State University reveals that the fat around your arteries may actually keep them healthy New evidence published in Scientific Reports reveals that...
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Healthy ageing: eliminating zombie cells in the heart 

King’s College London has received funding from Heart Research UK to research ways of eliminating zombie cells that impact the heart The £125,000 grant from...
PAD. Peripheral Artery Disease acronym on sticky notes. Office desk background

Peripheral artery disease: Is cocoa the answer?

A new report by the American Heart Association reveals that the consumption of cocoa may improve walking performance for patients with peripheral artery disease Peripheral...

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