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Physical inactivity

24/10/2014

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

Flu vaccine

24/10/2014

Researchers investigate the heart protective effect of the flu jab

ISS raises over £500,000 for the fight against heart disease

24/10/2014

ISS Facility Services has beaten its fundraising target of £500,000 to help fund our groundbreaking research.

New clinical research funding

23/10/2014

Find out about a major new fund to boost UK research

Regenerative medicine

21/10/2014

Our Associate Medical Director talks about the potential of regenerative medicine

A whole (meal) lot of heart

21/10/2014

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

Diabetes and stress

20/10/2014

People with diabetes are less able to recover from stress

Viagra and heart disease

20/10/2014

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

Nation of Lifesavers

16/10/2014

22,000 people die every year from a cardiac arrest in their home

Energy drinks

15/10/2014

Calls for tighter restrictions on the sale of energy drinks to protect public health

Ada Lovelace Day

14/10/2014

We are celebrating women in science. Find out about our Q&A with Dr Danielle Paul

Santander Director runs to raise funds for us

14/10/2014

Steve Pateman, Head of UK Banking at Santander, took on the Royal Parks Half Marathon.

Gold cardiac patches to mend broken hearts

09/10/2014

Microscopic gold particles could be the answer to helping mend broken hearts

New NICE guidelines

08/10/2014

Hospital patients with heart failure to be treated by specialist medical teams

Smoking figures

07/10/2014

New data shows that smoking rates continued to fall last year

Cholesterol-lowering drug

02/10/2014

Research into new drug for patients with FH looks promising

National Cholesterol Month

01/10/2014

Over half of adults in the UK have high blood cholesterol - is yours in check?

We Heart Heels auction

01/10/2014

Brides magazine has launched its second auction in aid of the BHF

Swap fags for gags

01/10/2014

Can you quit smoking for 28 days?