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Mitral valve regurgitation

1st October 2018

Our specialist helpline nurse Emma Greenslade recently opened a discussion about taking mitral valve regurgitation on our closed Facebook group. Read her post here.

Cardiac MRI scans

8th September 2018

Our specialist helpline nurse Jayne Partidge recently posted about Cardiac MRI scans and how they work in our closed Facebook group. Read her full post here.

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators - your questions answered

20th August 2018

Taken from our July 2018 My Life Magazine, this article gives information  about the history of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), and some key facts about the device.

New study reveals more footballers are dying of heart problems

9th August 2018

A new study of more than 11,000 players has shown that the risk of young footballers suffering sudden cardiac death is at a higher rate than previously thought. Read the full story here.

New 3D map could support research into heart attacks, heart failure and heart rhythm disorders

31st July 2018

Researchers at The University of Chicago have developed a map of 3D interactions in cardiovascular disease. Read about the mapping will allow researchers to identify vital genes in the treatment of cardiac care.

The importance of taking medications correctly

2nd July 2018

Our specialist helpline nurse Jayne Partidge recently opened a discussion about taking medication correctly on our closed Facebook group. Read her post here.

Lights, camera action for Sam

7th May 2018

Cardiomyopathy UK and the Alexander Jansons Fund (AJF) joined forces in 2018 and Sam Henton tells us how the AJF charity helped him to start a career in video production.

Lucy runs the London Marathon for her dad

23rd April 2018

Lucy took on the iconic London Marathon for us in memory of her dad Mark. Read her story here.

Campaigning in 2018

17th April 2018

Find out more about our latest campaign and how sharing your experiences will help inform what we do.

Changes to the Organ Donation Register in England on the way

22nd February 2018

There is real shortage of organ donors in the UK, with only 1 in 3 people on the donor register. Right now there are around 250 people waiting for a new heart and most of these people will have cardiomyopathy.