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New Trustee welcomed to the BHF Board

20 September 2018

The British Heart Foundation announce Tim Howe QC to to our Board of Trustees

Heart of Steel to help fund lifesaving research

17 September 2018

We're giving supporters the chance to be a part of history and help the seven million people suffering from heart and circulatory disease after unveiling the sculpture - The Heart of Steel.

Antibodies cut heart attack risk

15 September 2018

Specific antibodies could protect against heart attacks, according to a study we've funded published in the journal EBioMedicine.

Brits want to be remembered for generosity and humour rather than wealth and work

13 September 2018

We're encouraging people to consider the legacy they leave this ‘Remember a Charity Week’

The average Brit spends five years of their life feeling BORED

11 September 2018

The average Brit spends five years of their life feeling bored. A survey of 2,000 adults found we succumb to boredom twice a day on average - for a total of two hours every day.

Figures released to mark National Read A Book Day reveal that romance novels are a firm favourite with the nation

6 September 2018

This National Read A Book Day, The British Heart Foundation Reveal Romance Novels Are A Firm Favourite Nationwide

No firm conclusions can be drawn from statin study in elderly

6 September 2018

A new study published in the British Medical Journal suggests statins do not reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack or death in healthy individuals over the age of 75.

Public Health England launch free online Heart Age Test that gives early warning of heart attack and stroke risk

4 September 2018

We are urging the public to find out their ‘heart age’ with 50 preventable deaths from heart attack or stroke happening every day

New research could help people with hidden heart disease

3 September 2018

Researchers at the University of Aberdeen are working to identify people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who may also have an undiagnosed heart condition.

Cardiac arrest survivor reunited with brave villagers who saved his life

3 September 2018

A cardiac arrest survivor has been reunited with the five brave people who saved his life. The group of lifesavers have now received the BHF's CPR Hero certificates to recognise their quick-thinking actions.