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Heart disease deaths


Last year nearly 64,000 people died from coronary heart disease across England and Wales, according to figures.

Heart Risk app


Our innovative ‘risk calculator’ has been named as one of the top 10 health websites

ISS raises over £500,000


ISS Facility Services beats its fundraising target to help fund our groundbreaking research.

Flu vaccine


Researchers investigate the heart protective effect of the flu jab

Physical inactivity


Public Health England says action must be taken to address a "physical inactivity epidemic" in the UK

New clinical research funding


Find out about a major new fund to boost UK research

A whole (meal) lot of heart


We are working with Warburtons to raise awareness of how you can maintain a healthy heart

Regenerative medicine


Our Associate Medical Director talks about the potential of regenerative medicine

Viagra and heart disease


Researchers say viagra could one day be used to treat men with heart failure or cardiac hypertrophy

Diabetes and stress


People with diabetes are less able to recover from stress

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