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Your fundraising efforts drive our research expenditure

16/09/2014

We report a surge in spending on our research programme with the launch of our Annual Review

Building for the future

16/09/2014

Find out about our plans for a new cutting-edge research facility to mend broken hearts.

Research shows one lapse in care can be fatal for heart attack patients

15/09/2014

Research funded by your donations shows lapses in heart attack care can cost lives

Blood pressure drugs

15/09/2014

Millions of people may be given high blood pressure drugs they don't need according to experts.

New partnership with Tesco and Diabetes UK

09/09/2014

We're teaming up to promote healthy eating.

Animal research blog

08/09/2014

Our Medical Director talks about how it's helping to fight heart failure.

Legacies fund the fight for every heartbeat

06/09/2014

BHF supporter Alison Hamilton explains why she is leaving a legacy to the BHF.

New NICE guidelines

05/09/2014

NICE issues new guidelines for treatment of acute coronary syndromes

Major research conference

04/09/2014

Our research dominates the 2014 ESC Congress in Barcelona

Dietary potassium

04/09/2014

Diets rich in potassium could be better for the heart

Fabrice Muamba supports BHF and Asda partnership

04/09/2014

Fabrice Muamba shows his support and launches defibrillator familiarisation session at Asda Bolton.

'Good cholesterol' goes bad

03/09/2014

Find out how 'good cholesterol' can go bad and raise your risk of heart disease

Clinical trial findings

03/09/2014

A blood pressure test could improve heart attack treatment says study funded by your donations.

Exercise and heart failure

03/09/2014

Research suggests regular exercise could reduce your risk of heart failure.

Fruit and CVD

02/09/2014

The more fruit you eat, the better your heart health research suggests

Low carb diet

02/09/2014

Researchers believe low carb diet may be best for heart health

Body fat

02/09/2014

Where you carry excess weight may impact more on your blood pressure