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New Sheffield research could help to develop preventative treatments for heart disease

25 March 2019

Researchers at the University of Sheffield are studying if ‘turning off’ a protein helps to prevent heart attacks & strokes with funding from the British Heart Foundation

Dr Hazel Wallace announced as BHF ambassador

25 March 2019

Dr Hazel Wallace aka. The Food Medic is officially announced as BHF ambassador. On Saturday, Hazel got to meet our One Beat Members at a cookery workshop.

Algae could prevent limb amputation

20 March 2019

A new algae-based treatment could reduce the need for amputation in people with critical limb ischaemia, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation.

Health secretary urges national debate on ethics of genomic medicine

20 March 2019

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock today urged a national debate on the ethics around genomic medicine, as he revealed that he has recently undergone a genetic test.

The BHF and Plan S open access

19 March 2019

The British Heart Foundation supports Plan S but requires further consultation with the research community.

Research in Leicester will test new treatment target for sepsis

19 March 2019

New research we have funded at the University of Leicester could identify new treatments for sepsis, a life-threatening condition that kills thousands of people each year.

Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University pioneer new methods to understand heart and circulatory disease

18 March 2019

A new NC3Rs & BHF grant will allow scientists at Manchester Metropolitan University to develop a new way to study the formation of dangerous blood clots.

Eggs linked to heart disease and death, study suggests

15 March 2019

High levels of dietary cholesterol, like those found in eggs, are linked to an increased risk of heart and circulatory disease, or even death, according to a new study published in JAMA.

Olivia Arben announced as BHF Ambassador

15 March 2019

BHF hosted an intimate dinner at Sushi Samba to announce model Olivia Arben as an official Ambassador.

BHF gender pay gap figures are well below national average

14 March 2019

These are the BHF's gender pay gap figures for last year, which have come out as well below national average. This also addresses next steps to reduce the figures even further.