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Wearable defibrillator suitable in some circumstances

7th April 2016

American heart organisations say.

Genetic testing can help explain sudden, unexplained deaths

5th April 2016

Researchers use genetic testing at post mortems.

Many women with pregnancy-related cardiomyopathy do well

4th April 2016

But have researchers found a way to predict who will suffer most?

New heart failure drug Entresto to be available on the NHS

31st March 2016

But not to all patients with chronic heart failure.

Researchers use heart mapping system to guide pacemaker fitting

29th March 2016

New system cuts radiation exposure for patients and doctors.

More psychological support needed for people with long term illnesses

26th March 2016

Approach would improve lives and reduce costs, says report from the King's Fund.

Drug trial will record people's heart rhythm with wearable "patch" device.

24th March 2016

Trials will look at effects of eleclazine in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy can sometimes be caused by happy event

22nd March 2016

says new research from Switzerland.

Children with cardiomyopathy may benefit from whole family care

21st March 2016

The more problems the family has coping, the less likely the child is to do well, says study.