20 April 2017
We respond to research which has found that cycling to work is associated with a 45% lower risk of developing cancer and a 46% lower risk of heart disease, compared to a non-active commute.
19 April 2017
The number of people going to Accident and Emergency following a stroke has increased by over 30 per cent since 2009, according to new estimates.
13 April 2017
We comment on new research by the University of Washington which has found that air pollution causes heart attacks and strokes by damaging our 'good’ cholesterol, with women suffering even more than men.
11 April 2017
New research from the University of Newcastle shows a mechanical heart pump could be an effective new treatment for heart failure
7 April 2017
BHF study finds cascade testing service for FH is cost effective, lifesaving and could avoid thousands of heart attacks and strokes.
6 April 2017
Our Chief Executive, Simon Gillespie, outlines our commitment to contacting you in ways you are comfortable with and have consented to, following recent media reports.
5 April 2017
Researchers have developed a new blood test to diagnose heart attacks, thanks to BHF-funding. The study found that the new test is more sensitive and quicker in detecting heart damage than the current troponin test.
5 April 2017
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today announced that, from 2019, polluting cars will be charged up to £24 a day to drive in central London.
4 April 2017
Researchers funded by the BHF have shown that exposure to extreme heat whilst firefighting increases blood clotting and risk of heart attack.
3 April 2017
More than 20million UK adults are classified as physically inactive increasing their risk of heart disease and costing the UK health service as much as £1.2billion each year according to our new report.