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Parliamentary enquiry into heart failure

22nd August 2016

The last pieces of evidence have now been collected for an enquiry into Heart Failure lead by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Heart Disease.

 

Help improve understanding of genetic conditions

22nd August 2016

People with genetic conditions sought to help educate others.

Lack of diversity in genetic studies may lead to misdiagnosis

18th August 2016

say researchers looking at hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

More families with cardiomyopathy can now benefit from special IVF treatment

16th August 2016

to help ensure their babies are not affected.

Experimental new drug for dilated cardiomyopathy

11th August 2016

may begin trials next year.

Special evening looks at preimplantation genetic diagnosis

9th August 2016

Procedure can help families avoid passing on genetic conditions to their children.

Study looks at how long internal defibrillators last

4th August 2016

But devices today are expected to last longer, said the researchers.

Commonly used drugs may worsen heart failure, says American Heart Association

1st August 2016

Beware medicines such as ibruprofen and St John's Wort, says AHA.

Stem cell trial suggests damaged heart tissue can be regenerated

29th July 2016

Small study reports dramatic results.

Games like Pokémon Go get a welcome from cardiologists

29th July 2016

They can get people walking and help improve lifestyles, they say.