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Salty salads

30/07/2014

Survey shows some salads contain your recommended 6g of salt in a single serving.

Five a day

30/07/2014

Eating five fruit and veg a day still the best way to reduce your risk of dying from CVD

Running CVD

29/07/2014

Study shows running ten minutes a day can cut your risk of dying from CVD.

Walking to school

29/07/2014

Fewer children than ever before are walking to school

Thank you

28/07/2014

We have been able to achieve so much thanks to your support in our shops.

UK scientists get a £2.2m boost for heart research

25/07/2014

We've awarded £2.2m to researchers at seven UK universities.

Young smokers

24/07/2014

Statistics show number of young smokers in England at record low.

Probiotics

22/07/2014

Researchers say consuming probiotics could lower your blood pressure.

Salt Diabetes CVD

22/07/2014

Eating a high-salt diet doubles the risk of CVD in people with diabetes says study

Driving the fight forward

18/07/2014

We have been announced as the feature charity for our partner Giveacar on their website.

New statin guidelines

18/07/2014

New guidelines on statins could help save more lives

Biological pacemaker

17/07/2014

Scientists say biological pacemakers could be the future of heart block treatment.

Oli's new life

11/07/2014

Emma Harrison tells us how her son's heart transplant has transformed his life

Alcohol consumption

11/07/2014

Research suggests heart health benefits to drinking less even at low levels

Rising star in research

11/07/2014

Sarah has won the 'Young Investigator of the Year' award for her research into stents

Oli's anxious wait

09/07/2014

Emma Harrison talks about her son's anxious wait for a new heart

Statin prescription

09/07/2014

New figures show that prescriptions for cholesterol lowering drugs has increased

Oli's new heart

07/07/2014

Emma Harrison tells the story of her son Oli who needed a new heart before he was 5 years old

Jaki's got heart and soul

07/07/2014

Soul singer Jaki Graham joins our fight

National Transplant Week

07/07/2014

Our chief executive explains why there's an urgent need for more organ donors.

Heparin study

05/07/2014

Scientists say using heparin whilst undergoing a stent is more effective

Our top 10 unusual donations

03/07/2014

Find out about the unique items donated to us recently.

BHF leading the way for work-life balance

03/07/2014

We have been found to be one of the top three companies to work for in the UK.

Glycoprotein MI stroke

02/07/2014

Faulty gene linked to greater risk of heart attack and stroke