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Category: Research

S-ICD suitable for some patients who have had device infections

7th January 2016

Device that has no leads into the heart is a suitable alternative for some patients.

Wearable defibrillator approved for children in America

23rd December 2015

Vest can detect dangerous heart rhythms and shock the heart back into a normal rhythm.

New heart failure drug gets European approval

16th December 2015

Drug saves lives and reduces hospital admission, says researchers

Future good for young people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

15th December 2015

If they get most up-to-date care, says study

Are you taking part in the 100,000 Genomes Project?

1st December 2015

Then researchers would like to hear about your experiences.

How treatments for obstruction in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy compare

30th November 2015

Study follows patients in the years after they have septal alcohol ablation and myectomy.

Give your views on patient information sharing in the NHS

27th November 2015

Do you feel your data will be used appropriately to help improve services?

New drug for chronic heart failure shows significant results

26th November 2015

American Heart Association’s scientific sessions told.

People with heart failure can get delayed benefits from biventricular pacing

23rd November 2015

Study shows over three quarters of patients benefited after three years.

Good social support helps people with heart failure

19th November 2015

They are more likely to benefit from cardiac rehabilitation programmes.