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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.

Join our Great Pancake Party

23rd November 2015

Cardiomyopathy UK’s Great Pancake Party is returning in 2016, hoping to raise vital funds for our frontline services. We hear far too many stories of misdiagnosis and misinformation, of fear and frustration, of unnecessary anguish and of lives lost.

Good social support helps people with heart failure

19th November 2015

They are more likely to benefit from cardiac rehabilitation programmes.

Heart failure care improves, but survival rates similar

16th November 2015

says new annual figures from the National Heart Failure Audit.

People with dilated cardiomyopathy sought for MRI research project

13th November 2015

Project aims to improve understanding of the disease and diagnosis.

Better size matches for donor hearts will help more people on waiting list

12th November 2015

Researchers say use of 3-D reconstructions of donor hearts will particularly help children.

Sweetened drinks may increase heart failure risk in men

9th November 2015

Doctors should advice heart failure patients to reduce consumption, it is suggested.

Uptake of new heart failure drug slow, say makers

6th November 2015

Doctors may not automatically switch patients to a new, more costly drug.

More stem cell research needed to help people with cardiomyopathy

2nd November 2015

Mechanisms that cause worsening heart failure are matched by stem cell activities, say researchers.

Sick babies' safety at risk from under-resourced neonatal units

30th October 2015

says research from baby care charity Bliss.