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Rapid air pollution increases as harmful as sustained exposure, according to new research

16 February 2018

Rapid increase in pollution may be as harmful to the heart as sustained high levels, according to new research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

Belfast scientist awarded £250,000 for heart failure research

14 February 2018

Researchers we fund at Queen’s University, Belfast have been awarded are to investigate if a protein they have identified could be used to diagnose and treat heart failure patients

The BHF smashes Guinness World Records title in show of solidarity for heart patients

14 February 2018

The BHF has smashed the Guinness World Records title with almost 18,000 heartfelt messages united in world’s longest chain of paper hearts, in show of solidarity for heart patients.

Every minute counts when it comes to heart attack treatment

14 February 2018

New research shows every minute counts for patients who suffer the most severe type of heart attack.

Scientists to determine longer-term effects of weight loss programmes

13 February 2018

Researchers will carry out a review to determine the long-term effects of programmes involving diet and exercise on weight and overall health.

Fighting heart disease across borders - announcing a €12 million partnership with German scientists

12 February 2018

Today we announced we will be investing in a €12 million partnership with the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research.

The Beating Hearts Ball online auction is now open to raise money for life saving research

8 February 2018

The British Heart Foundation has launched its exclusive online auction with luxury items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences ahead of The Beating Hearts Ball at The Guildhall on Tuesday 20 February.

£54 million awarded to tackle disease through big data

6 February 2018

Health Data Research UK awards £54 million funding to six consortia of world leading UK universities and research institutes to fuel scientific advances using data science – part funded by the BHF.

New device trial for heart failure patients in Scotland

6 February 2018

Researchers at the University of Glasgow are using tiny injectable heart monitors to monitor the heart rhythms of people with heart failure. Part-funded by the BHF, the project will help doctors to understand how abnormal heart rhythms affect heart failure, helping to improve outcomes for patients in the future.

Average age of stroke victims is getting younger according to new figures released today by PHE

1 February 2018

The average age of stroke victims is getting younger according to new figures released today by Public Health England.