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People with inherited diseases get all their genes mapped

30th June 2015

More than 2,300 people have had their genes mapped in the new 100,000 Genomes Project.

Patients get chance to test drive having pacemaker

29th June 2015

All six decide to have a permanent device.

Hospital prints first 3-D heart using common imaging

29th June 2015

Technique should improve diagnosis and help plan surgery.

Smartphones can affect pacemakers and ICDs

23rd June 2015

But interference risk is small, says study

Skin cells pointing way to new treatments

22nd June 2015

Skin from people with dilated cardiomyopathy made into heart muscle cells for study

Survival is good in diagnosed and treated ARVC

19th June 2015

Study looks at people with the inherited disease and family members.

Simpler trials would encourage more heart drugs

18th June 2015

Large and lengthy studies are a disincentive to drug companies, say heart experts.

New West London support group

1st June 2015

The new West London Cardiomyopathy Support Group is having its first meeting in July

Doctors hear about new guidelines for treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

1st June 2015

Our medical conference in London on Friday attracted more than 150 cardiologists and specialist heart nurses