2 December 2016
Thousands of heart patients are missing out on cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack, increasing their risk of suffering a fatal event, according to new figures.
1 December 2016
An international collaboration of researchers part-funded by the BHF has successfully created a material designed to bridge the gap in the heart’s electrical signals caused by a heart attack.
30 November 2016
BHF welcomes new draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) on reducing the harmful effects that air pollution is having on the nation's health.
30 November 2016
We are sad to announce that Chase the Pud Sheffield on Sunday 11 December 2016 has been cancelled.
29 November 2016
Thousands of lives could be saved every year after it was discovered a fatal cardiovascular condition called an abdominal aortic aneurysm could be linked to four genes, according to Leicester research we helped fund.
28 November 2016
BHF researchers at the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, blood vessel tissues in a petri dish which mimic Marfan syndrome in human arteries.
24 November 2016
New research reinforces dietary advice that a diet high in saturated fat increases the risk of coronary heart disease
23 November 2016
New figures from ONS reveal there are 350 extra deaths each week in England and Wales from heart disease and strokes during the winter months
21 November 2016
Around 1 per cent of the population carry a faulty gene which could trigger a dangerous heart condition in seemingly healthy people, if the heart is placed under abnormal stress, such as through pregnancy or alcoholism, according to research we helped to fund.
17 November 2016
The genetics of blood, variations in the number of cells and their characteristics can increase heart disease risk, according to an international collaborative study part-funded by the BHF and led by researchers at Cambridge's Babraham Institute and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.