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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.

Child health experts warn air pollution is damaging children's health

5 February 2019

Unicef UK has today warned that the level of air pollution in the UK is damaging children’s health. The warning comes as child health experts say that parents and families are worryingly unaware of the dangers posed by the UK’s toxic air.

Celebrating Scotland's CPR champions

5 February 2019

Now 23 out of 32 of Scotland's local authorities have backed our call to teach life saving CPR skills

Borderfields Pledges to Raise Thousands for British Heart Foundation

4 February 2019

The British Heart Foundation announce partnership with cold-pressed rapeseed oil manufacturer Borderfields 2019

Statins reduce heart attack and stroke risk in older people

1 February 2019

According to new research that we part-funded, statins lower the risk of heart attack and stroke in all ages, including older people over the age of 75.

Major overhaul of GP services announced by NHS England

1 February 2019

NHS England has announced a major overhaul of the way in which GP services will be delivered in England. The plan sets out a number of measures designed to improve detection and management of heart and circulatory diseases.

Sex and social media easier to give up than chocolate for millions

31 January 2019

The British Heart Foundation reveals that the UK consumes 13,000 tonnes of chocolate each week, the same weight as 1,000 double decker buses as part of the Dechox campaign

International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day

26 January 2019

We're marking International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day by backing Societi Foundation’s campaign to raise awareness on the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children.