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I'll do anything to support my family

19th September 2017

A devoted dad is gearing up for a half marathon on September 24 in aid of Cardiomyopathy UK

Staying in touch with Cardiomyopathy UK

18th September 2017

New changes to data protection means that our supporters need to tell us if they want to continue receiving information from us - even if they've signed up before.

Cardiac resynchronisation and defibrillators

8th September 2017

New research shows the benefits of ICDs for people treated with cardiac resynchronisation.

Tackling heart prevention in the NHS

14th August 2017

New NHS scheme could be good news for cardiomyopathy

National Heart Failure Audit

11th August 2017

Heart failure audit show a positive trend but much more needs to be done.

Embryo editing breakthrough 

3rd August 2017

A breakthrough in gene editing could have a major impact for families with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Hospitals taking measures to improve discharge summaries for patients

28th July 2017

A three month audit at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust was undertaken to review the existing quality of heart failure discharge summaries, resulting in plans in place to introduce a 10 point checklist.

Heart conditions are being misdiagnosed as stress

13th July 2017

New research shows high rate of misdiagnosis in inherited heart conditions.

New study reveals Broken Heart Syndrome could have damaging effects on the heart

23rd June 2017

A new study reveals that the "broken heart syndrome" or also referred to as takotsubo syndrome may have longer-lasting damaging effects on the heart. Until now, it was thought the heart fully recovered from the syndrome, but new research suggests the muscle actually suffers long-term damage.

Athletes with ICDs

9th June 2017

Athletes with ICDs can still play competitive sports