5 September 2019
NHS chief executive Simon Stevens said powerful statins could be given to patients by pharmacists without a prescription.
3 September 2019
A new gene silencing drug could be used to lower ‘bad-cholesterol’ in the blood according to new findings presented at the European Society of Cardiology conference in Paris.
23 August 2019
A low-cost polypill—combining four cardiovascular drugs in a single pill—cuts the risk of major heart and circulatory disease events by a third over five years.
9 August 2019
The BHF crespons to plans to create a new fast-track visa system to attract leading scientists to work in the UK.
8 August 2019
Today the Government announced a £250million investment in artificial intelligence (AI) to help transform the detection and treatment of conditions, including heart and circulatory diseases.
24 July 2019
Achieving the WHO's guideline limits on air pollution is “technically feasible”, according to new evidence published by DEFRA.
23 July 2019
The British Heart Foundation has today welcomed the Government’s Prevention Green Paper which makes proposals to help prevent and detect ill-health at an earlier stage.
18 July 2019
New figures published today by showed that the number of heart transplants dropped in the year to March 2019.
16 July 2019
The BHF has today welcomed Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s commitment to adopting World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on air pollution.
20 June 2019
The BHF is calling for cleaner air this Clean Air Day