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Device lead extraction safe for young in specialist centres

16th March 2017

Researchers have been looking into the safety of extracting old leads for pacemakers and internal defibrillators when fitting new devices.

New gene responsible for ARVC found

16th March 2017

Gene one of many involved in the gluing together of heart cells.

Drones could help save lives after a cardiac arrest, say researchers

10th March 2017

They could get automatic defibrillators to the scene before paramedics.

George Michael

7th March 2017

George Michael's post-mortem highlights the need to know more about dilated cardiomyopathy.

Scientists successfully freeze and rewarm heart tissue

2nd March 2017

Work could eventually lead to banks of hearts for transplant.