Latest news

Man with new permanent artificial heart says he is living a normal life

16th April 2015

The second person to receive a French-made permanent artificial heart has told a weekly newspaper he is enjoying exercise, including cycling.

More research needed into supplement that may help heart failure

16th April 2015

Heart specialists have called from more research into the use of coenzyme Q10 as a treatment for heart failure.

Medical conference on cardiomyopathy and pregnancy

13th April 2015

A medical conference about cardiomyopathy in pregnancy is being held by Cardiomyopathy UK in London in June.

New support group for Dorset

9th April 2015

A new cardiomyopathy support group is being set up in Dorset

Antidepressant may help in treating heart failure

9th April 2015

In a study, the antidepressant paroxetine improved cardiac function in mice

App for people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy begins trials

9th April 2015

Hospital trials new app to help people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy get improved individualised treatment

Energy drinks can cause dangerous heart rhythms, say researchers

9th April 2015

Researchers say energy drinks can aggravate underlying heart issues in young people

Cardiomyopathy medical conference endorsed by heart care leaders

9th April 2015

Cardiomyopathy UK's medical conference on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy has been endorsed by the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS).

Trials begin on gene therapy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

31st March 2015

A company in America has begun trialling a gene therapy treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).

Non-beating heart used for transplant

31st March 2015

More people with serious heart problems, such as advanced cardiomyopathy, could get transplants following pioneering work at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge.