11 January 2019
Researchers have found that a simple blood test could be used to screen certain patients for a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation (AF).
7 January 2019
NHS England's ten year plan included a number of significant measures in the fight against heart and circulatory disease.
3 January 2019
The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has today confirmed plans to add life saving CPR to the school curriculum in England.
31 December 2018
Less than half of the 15 million people in England eligible for a dementia-reducing NHS health check have actually taken the test, according to NHS England.
27 December 2018
BHF-funded researchers have identified the body’s own immune system as a potential key player in a mysterious heart condition.
20 December 2018
The British Heart Foundation and The Alan Turing Institute have awarded six research grant applications through a joint funding scheme, totalling over £550,000.
20 December 2018
An additional 11,500 people died last winter due to heart and circulatory diseases in England and Wales, when compared to numbers seen during the rest of the year, according to the British Heart Foundation’s analysis of new statistics released by the Office for National Statistics.
10 December 2018
A service in the West Midlands that identifies people living with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) has diagnosed 131 people living with the life-limiting inherited condition since launching last year.
8 December 2018
New research suggests that proper adherence to stains and higher doses for those at high risk would prevent thousands of heart attacks and strokes
7 December 2018
New research published in Nature this month reveals a baboon transplanted with a genetically-modified pig heart can survive for up to six months – the longest recorded survival in history.