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Category: Research

New drug for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy wins special support in America

5th May 2016

Drug is designed to treat underlying cause of the disease.

More families with cardiomyopathy to benefit from special IVF treatment?

2nd May 2016

HFEA considers another new licence to help families with cardiomyopathy 

Heart checks on young athletes don't save lives

25th April 2016

says new study published in the British Medical Journal.

Are drug-resistant infections affecting more heart device leads?

20th April 2016

One study from America suggests it may be a growing problem.

More studies needed to find better anaemia treatments

18th April 2016

for children with heart failure, say researchers.

Trials of new device for treating heart failure show no improvement in survival

14th April 2016

but some improvement in exercise capacity, symptoms and quality of life seen.

New NICE standard of care for people with chronic heart failure

11th April 2016

More monitoring of medication changes and wider access to cardiac rehabilitation in new standard.

Wearable defibrillator suitable in some circumstances

7th April 2016

American heart organisations say.