Our research has revolutionised how we treat heart diseases, such as heart attacks, heart rhythm problems and congenital heart defects. But there’s still more work to do. Heart diseases still cause heartbreak on every street, in every office, in every school. Our research is a crucial step towards beating heartbreak forever.
190 people die each from heart attacks each day, which is why BHF-funded research into treatments is so important.
Over a million people in the UK have a heart rhythm problem. Our research gives people with heart rhythm disorders the best chance of living longer, healthier lives.
Each day, 12 babies in the UK are diagnosed with congenital heart disease. The BHF is funding crucial breakthroughs so we can protect these tiny hearts.
Over 500,000 people in the UK are living with heart failure. BHF research has created treatments to give people with heart failure longer, healthier lives.
Heart valves play a crucial part in making sure your heart works properly. We're funding research to make it easy to detect heart valve problems early and treat them.
Cardiomyopathy is a broad term for a group of diseases that affect the heart muscle. We're funding research to stop this hidden killer.