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Why there's a buzz around Heart Hive research project

28th January 2019

2019 is set to be an exciting year for cardiomyopathy and myocarditis patients keen to get involved in cutting-edge research. Read about the ground-breaking Heart Hive project here. 

'Can I be honest?'

3rd January 2019

Cardiomyopathy UK Trustee Stephen Kirkham discusses improving communication skills to maintain trust between medical professionals and patients is both commendable and desirable, when it comes to shared decision making. Read his article here. 

Cardiomyopathy UK's Cracking Christmas

6th December 2018

Starting on the 7th Dec to the 18th Dec, we will be doing a Christmas Advent Calendar where we will be revealing something Christmas-related each day!

New research reveals 'body blindness' amongst millions of Brits

28th November 2018

New research commissioned by Cardiomyopathy UK reveals that many Brits are unaware of what their body is telling them. Read more here.

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.