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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.

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.