22 September 2017
High-tech scanning techniques could reveal whether chemotherapy is damaging a person’s heart before any symptoms appear, according to research we've funded presented at the Global Cardio-oncology Summit in London.
19 September 2017
Smoking and diabetes are the two leading risk factors for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a narrowing of the arteries which can lead to limb amputation
15 September 2017
Physical activity outside of school is vital for child health, and could play a vital role in helping children meet government recommendations, according to new British Heart Foundation-funded research in Bristol.
6 September 2017
The number of women visiting hospital with heart disease or stroke has hit an all-time high. There has been a surge of 100,000 visits in just a decade.
30 August 2017
Heart attack patients with long-term health conditions are significantly less likely to receive optimal care, compared to those with no long-term condition.
29 August 2017
Doctors could soon be able to use a special imaging technique to find people at risk of a heart attack.
27 August 2017
An anti-inflammatory drug, called canakinumab, could reduce a person's chance of suffering further heart attacks according to research presented today at the ESC congress.
24 August 2017
Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new type of MRI scan to predict the risk of having a stroke, thanks to funding from the British Heart Foundation.
21 August 2017
Scientists at the University of Bristol are investigating how bacteria in our mouth can cause a heart problem, called infective endocarditis
15 August 2017
Researchers that we part-fund have found that being overweight or obese increases a person’s risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by up to 28% compared to those with a healthy body weight, even if they have healthy blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels.