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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

 

Cheick Tiote

6th June 2017

Former Newcastle United footballer Cheick Tiote has died at the age of 30 following a collapse during a training session for his current club Beijing Enterprises.

Men seem to suffer more from chemotherapy induced cardiomyopathy

5th June 2017

Heart function worse and more damage to heart, suggests new research.

Proteins involved in cardiomyopathy to be studied in America

1st June 2017

Research grant goes to Washington State University.

Paper test could help people with heart failure monitor their condition at home

29th May 2017

Simple test can be analysed by smartphone app.

Newer type of internal defibrillator gets post-market support

25th May 2017

Study finds S-ICD has acceptable short-term complication rates.

Wearable defibrillator is safe for children, say researchers

22nd May 2017

Device is worn outside the body like a vest.