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Meet some of our heart heroes who have bravely shared their stories with others.
Read our vision and priorities to 2020 and see how we're fighting for every heartbeat.
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At the BHF we fund research into cardiovascular disease and ensure discoveries from the lab bench make a difference at the patient’s bedside. Watch our video for one example of how we’ve done just that.
Our expert looks at the recent trend for 'clean eating' and discusses whether it's a good lifestyle choice.
News stories have suggested that if you skip breakfast you can increase your risk of heart disease. But are you really risking your health if you’re not a breakfast person?
Funded by the BHF, Professor Paolo Madeddu is researching ways to ensure bone marrow stays healthy so it can promote healing, especially in people with diabetes.
News stories have suggested that cramming all your physical activity into the weekend could have the same benefits as regular exercise. We look behind the headlines.
A heart condition can affect all aspects of your life – especially your psychological or emotional health. We report on the revelations of our exclusive survey.
Leaving the European Union will bring many changes that could affect scientific research and the NHS. We explore the issues and look at what happens next.
BHF Professor Federica Marelli-Berg's immune system research is tackling organ transplant rejection and myocarditis. Find out more, and watch a video about the research.
To tackle heart and circulatory disease we need to look beyond the heart. Explore how we're investing millions of pounds to find a cure for problems all around the body.
Our expert answers a question from the parent of a child born with pulmonary atresia and explains what the condition is.
We examine research that shows for the first time how stress could cause heart attacks and stroke
A few simple steps can help you keep the cold out this winter. Follow our 8 top tips for staying warm and safe.
Follow along to our strength exercises video and try out these everyday alternatives to weights, in the comfort of your own home.
Many people with heart conditions face mental health issues as a result. We hear how Margaret Brain beat hers and shows where you can find help.
We report on new research that has linked obesity with lower risk of in-hospital death after heart surgery.
Social media allows us to communicate with people all over the world, but did you know it could also help you maintain a heart-healthy lifestyle? Heart Health Dietitian Tracy Parker explains.
A healthy diet helps to prevent problems such as coronary heart disease and obesity. See our dietitian's advice for healthy eating on a budget.
Discussing health issues, whether yours or a loved one’s, isn’t always easy. Rachael Healy gets advice from an expert and a heart patient who’s been through it.
How do you make achievable goals to help improve your health? Lucy Trevallion ask two experts for their 10 top tips on setting and reaching realistic goals.
Cold temperatures can put your health at risk. We explain how to stay safe when the mercury drops.
Jim Lynskey is the youngest person in the UK living with an left ventricular assist device, a mechanical heart pump that keeps him alive. Read about his experience and watch a video of Jim talking about his daily life.
Keep active following these 9 ways to shape up that will cost you (almost) nothing.
Cooking healthy meals doesn’t have to be tricky. Our Senior Dietitian Victoria Taylor explains how you can keep it simple but still look after your heart.
Want to know what's hot right now when it comes to diets and ingredients? We explain the pros and cons of the latest food trends.
Tracking your swimming progress is a great way to stay motivated. We've picked out 5 free apps to use on dry land that will encourage you to keep going when you're in the pool.
It’s never too late to start being active. Follow these practical tips and do something you can be proud of.
Dreary weather can make it harder to exercise outside. With help from experts Jayne Miller and Sarah Spuffard, Rachael Healy presents a guide to keep you moving without leaving the house.
Keeping active will help you maintain your independence. Try these 10 simple activities to improve your strength and balance.
Yoga teacher Jayne Miller talks us through a simple set of exercises you can perform at your desk to free your joints and improve your posture
Swimming is a great way to get fit and build strength. Lifelong swimmer Ivor Pope tells Rachael Healy about the benefits.
Life doesn’t stop when you develop heart problems, and to prove that here are five people who went on to do amazing things.
9 easy ways to add vegetables to your everyday meals so you (or your kids) won’t even notice eating them
Gardening expert Paul Peacock sets out gardening jobs for January and February, including advice for gardening if you have a heart condition.
Banish breakfast boredom with our porridge variations, which will help you towards your 5-a-day as well as making breakfast more interesting.
You can make any of these 10 simple heart-healthy meals using only four ingredients from your fridge or store cupboard.
Why are some of us better at coping with tough times than others? We explain how resilience helps and meet Claire, a heart patient who has learned skills for resilience.
Our expert answers whether you need to take vitamin D to protect your heart
An electrocardiogram, or ECG, looks at your heart’s rate, rhythm and electrical activity. Professor Peter Macfarlane explain what this simple test involves.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm is relatively common in older men and can be life-threatening. A new study hopes to shed light on how it develops.
Learn why it's important to have your cholesterol tested, what you'll learn from the cholesterol test and what you can do about it.
Pies are a popular, though rarely heart-healthy, winter food. But with a few changes even those with heart disease can enjoy them, says Senior Dietician Victoria Taylor.
Martin Fennings' heart attack and surgery inspired major lifestyle changes and huge weight loss. He tells us his story.
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a little-known condition where your heart muscle becomes suddenly weakened - it's sometimes called broken heart syndrome. Our expert explains the causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Kidney disease can cause major health problems, as well as raising your risk of heart disease. Dr Maarten Koeners is trying to tackle this problem.
Learn how BHF-funded research could help families who are affected by congenital heart disease.
Professor Martin Wilkins is researching new treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension, supported by BHF funding.
Getting fit doesn't have to feel like a chore. We've compiled a list of our top free fitness apps that might even make you forget you’re working out.
We’ve ranked the most popular cereals from best to worst based on their nutritional value. Find out which ones will get your day off to a healthy start.
Our expert answers whether eating your meal late in the day is bad for your health
Some newspapers have claimed that cooking at high temperatures can increase your risk of heart disease. We look behind the headlines.
The BHF gives its view on news stories about a possible association between eating one egg for breakfast and cutting your risk of a stroke
Our medical expert explains whether it's alright to drink wine whilst taking the anticoagulant drug warfarin for your heart.
Our medical expert explains PoTS - postural tachycardia syndrome - a condition that causes an increase in your heart rate after sitting or standing.
ARBs treat heart failure and high blood pressure and may be prescribed following a heart attack. Read what they are, how they work, their possible side effects and more.
Research has given new insight into an inherited heart condition causing sudden death in young people. Now a new BHF fund could help stop those deaths.
Professor Nishi Chaturvedi explains how your ethnic origin can affect your heart and circulatory health.
Bettina tells us her story about her fight against heart disease
You’re entitled to pick your NHS care, but how do you do it, and how can it benefit you as a heart patient? We explain.
Chief Inspector of Hospitals Sir Mike Richards gives four top tips on how to choose the right hospital for you.
E-cigarettes are everywhere and they’re rarely out of the news. Lucy Trevallion looks at the pros and cons of vaping.
It’s not always easy to tell where those sneaky saturated fats are hiding. Take our quiz to test your knowledge.
We report on a study that links ibuprofen with heart failure. Should you be worried, or is the research limited?
We look at the research about mindfulness, meditation and heart disease. Plus, a free six minute guided relaxation to try.
Pippa Middleton reveals ten mouth-watering recipes from her new cookbook, Heartfelt, all proceeds of which go to lifesaving BHF research.
We debunk the seven most common and persistent myths around heart disease. How many do you know?
There's lots of confusion when it comes to fat. Our Heart Health Dietitian answers common questions about saturated fat and which foods contain it.
See which meat and fish options are good or bad for your heart health, and get some healthy recipe ideas.