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Living with heart failure

30th September 2019

Receiving a diagnosis of heart failure can be difficult, so we have put together some tips for living with heart failure. Read our full advice here.

New drug called Dapagliflozin available for heart failure patients

9th September 2019

For heart failure patients there could soon be another new drug available alongside Entresto, called Dapagliflozin. This new drug will help people not only live longer and avoid hospitalisation but more importantly feel better within themselves. Read the full article here.

Hospital pioneers robotic surgery milestone

28th August 2019

A man from Wales has become one of the first people in the UK to undergo robotic heart surgery at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital. This new type of surgery will allow more patients requiring specialist cardiothoracic treatment to benefit from cutting-edge surgery. Read the full story here.

Meditation amongst heart failure patients

12th August 2019

A recent study reveals the potential benefits of meditation in people who have been diagnosed with heart failure. Read the study findings here.

How satisfied have you been with your care?

5th August 2019

In our latest edition of My Life magazine, Jenny Taylor discusses her ongoing research into the impact a diagnosis of cardiomyopathy has on patients, carers and family members. Read the full article here.

How 30 years of medical progress has helped our understanding

28th July 2019

Dr Antonis Pantazis and Samantha Mason discuss the past 30 years of medical process and what the future holds for research and treatment into heart muscle diseases. This article was taken from our May edition of My Life.

Coping with hot weather

26th July 2019

As the Met Office issues a yellow health warning for heatwave conditions our specialist nurse Jayne Partridge offers advice on coping with the heat.

Survey highlights problems in the care pathway

9th July 2019

Our latest survey shows that people with cardiomyopathy and myocarditis are being left at risk due to inefficient 'care pathways' – the journey from diagnosis to treatment. Read on to find out more.

Launch of DrugStars partnership

6th June 2019

We are excited to be launching our new partnership with DrugStars! As you take your medicine, vitamins or pain killers, you earn stars which you can donate to Cardiomyopathy UK.

‘There was no internet when I was diagnosed’

19th May 2019

While waiting as a patient at St George's Hospital, London, Hugh Brazier stumbled upon a leaflet advertising the Cardiomyopathy Association, and decided to join. “For the first time I had a sense of not being alone...” Hugh recalls. Read his story in full here.