23 May 2019
A new treatment for high blood pressure could be on the horizon after BHF-funded scientists today revealed how a molecule found in red wine causes drops in blood pressure.
20 May 2019
BHF-funded researchers have developed a new way of analysing information from MRI heart scans which could help doctors spot people at risk of dying from a sudden cardiac arrest in the inherited heart condition Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). HCM is a leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young people.
13 May 2019
The number of people dying from heart and circulatory diseases before they reach their 75th birthday is on the rise for the first time in 50 years, according to our analysis of the latest national health statistics.
3 May 2019
BHF welcomes news that The Committee on Climate Change is urging the Government to accelerate a ban on diesel and petrol cars.
24 April 2019
An innovative device has moved scientists one step closer to a pacemaker without batteries, according to a study trialled in pigs and published in Nature Communications.
16 April 2019
New research from Nottingham University shows that around half of people taking statins do not see their cholesterol drop to the recommended levels within two years.
16 April 2019
Scientists in Leeds, funded by the British Heart Foundation, are to study the structure of blood clots, to help prevent heart attacks and improve treatment.
1 April 2019
More people in the West Midlands will be screened for a deadly inherited heart condition called HCM thanks to new funding from the Miles Frost Fund and the BHF.
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
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.