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Category: Research

Systematic heart checks for younger people is not recommended

4th August 2015

The UK National Screening Committee makes a new statement.

People with restrictive cardiomyopathy can benefit from heart pumps

31st July 2015

says study from leading heart centre in America.

Researchers find better way of assessing stroke risk

28th July 2015

in people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Heart rhythm changes key in diagnosing takotsubo cardiomyopathy

27th July 2015

say researchers in New Zealand.

S-ICDs need replacing after five years, says study

24th July 2015

But new second-generation devices may last 40 per cent longer.

More research needed into pregnancy-related cardiomyopathy

20th July 2015

Evidence guiding doctors is scarce and of poor quality, say heart experts.

Heart failure confuses people, study shows

14th July 2015

Survey shows two thirds confused signs of heart failure with heart attacks.

New heart failure drug gets first approval

10th July 2015

American regulatory body becomes first to approve new drug.

New standard of care for people with atrial fibrillation

9th July 2015

Standard for high quality care announced by NICE.