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The Heart Hive research project crowdfunder has launched

15th May 2019

We have been working with researchers at Imperial College London to create The Heart Hive, a research project that will give a massive boost to research for cardiomyopathy and myocarditis. Read on to find out more about how you can get involved. 

'My mother... she always knew how to start something'

9th May 2019

We are celebrating our 30th anniversary by dedicating our May edition of My Life to the past 30 years. Frustrated by the lack of information and support available to those affected by cardiomyopathy, Carolyn Biro launched Cardiomyopathy UK (first called the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association) three decades ago. Read on to find out more. 

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.