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Miniaturised heart pump undergoes international trials

19th August 2015

Man from Northern Ireland receives first device at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

Support group promotes us at the British Transplant Games

18th August 2015

and cheers on member Jon Comb who was taking part.

Tiny capsules seek out and destroy blood clots

18th August 2015

Researchers in Australia use nanotechnology to treat clots causing strokes.

Study investigates internal defibrillators and appropriate shocks

17th August 2015

Better patient selection is needed, say researchers.

Printing charity wants to help more people

14th August 2015

Those with links to organisations that print materials may be eligible.

New artificial heart with cow tissue may reduce risk of stroke, say researchers

13th August 2015

But first two patients to receive the heart die from device failure.

New stem cell approach to treating heart failure shows promise

12th August 2015

say researchers in America and Germany.

Systematic heart checks for younger people is not recommended

4th August 2015

The UK National Screening Committee makes a new statement.