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New BHF policies on bullying, harassment and research misconduct

18 February 2019

The British Heart Foundation has formalised its policies on bullying, harassment and research misconduct in the research community.

Glenn Hoddle to work with the BHF following cardiac arrest

18 February 2019

Glenn Hoddle has announced his plans to work with the BHF following his cardiac arrest last October. In an interview with the Sun, Glenn discussed his cardiac arrest publically for the first time and used the opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of CPR and defibrillation.

Mending broken hearts this Valentine's Day

14 February 2019

Research funded by the British Heart Foundation is developing stem cell heart 'patches' that could one day cure heart failure.

Heart failure survival rates stubbornly low

14 February 2019

Survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century and lags behind other serious conditions, such as cancer, finds a large study published by The BMJ today.

Artificial intelligence predicts outcomes for heart patients

12 February 2019

For the first time researchers that we part-fund have used Artificial Intelligence to predict outcomes for heart patients using MRI scans, enabling doctors to find the best treatments for individual patients.

New report sets out how NHS will need to adapt to technological change

12 February 2019

A report launched today sets out the steps the NHS needs to take to prepare staff for the changes innovative technology will bring in the near future.

Woody shows his love for BHF valentine's campaign

11 February 2019

Woody Zollinger's parents want to raise awareness of life saving research and are supporting our love notes campaign.

Stateside meeting with James Corden and dress worn by Kylie up for grabs in online auction

11 February 2019

We're encouraging bids for exclusive artwork, money-can't-buy experiences and the chance to brush shoulders with celebrities, ahead of its annual fundraising gala, The Beating Hearts Ball.

Newcastle University scientists are killing zombie cells to reverse age-related damage in the heart

8 February 2019

BHF-funded research published from Newcastle University today shows that killing 'zombie cells' in the heart could reverse damage caused by ageing.