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BHF-funded research has revolutionised the way heart conditions are diagnosed and treated.

But there is much more to do.

Your donations fund our researchers' tireless work.  Together we will improve the lives of babies born with heart defects, find the genes that cause inherited heart conditions and maybe, one day, find a cure for heart failure and heart disease.

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The latest research news

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BHF-funded researcher Dr Satnam Singh writes about his work to improve heart failure treatment.
Study we funded suggests link between longer working hours and diabetes risk.
A study we funded shows possible explanation for small increased risk of diabetes in people taking statins.