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Change the World of Cardiomyopathy - Our Urgent Appeal

7th August 2020

Read on to discover how you can help us to change the world of cardiomyopathy. 

Fasting during Ramadan

20th April 2020

This week marks the beginning of Ramadan, the ninth and the most holy month of the Islamic calendar. Cardiomyopathy UK Support Nurse Jayne has written guidance for those who will be fasting during this time.

Coronavirus Update

9th March 2020

The current evidence is still that most cases appear to be mild but people with weakened immune systems, older people and those with long term conditions such as cardiomyopathy and myocarditis may experience complications.

Wireless in-heart device

4th March 2020

A clinical trial has launched at the Hammersmith Hospital in London, the trial is the first of its kind and involves a specialist device called a V-LAP device. It is hoped that the device could improve the quality of life for people living with heart failure.

'When I went out to beat a friend’s Parkrun time I had no idea it would lead to a HCM diagnosis'

15th December 2019

Mark has always led an active lifestyle, however, he was recently diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). He bravely shares his story with us.

2019 National Conference round-up

21st November 2019

On 9 November 2019 we held our annual National Conference in London, which included attendees, speakers, staff and supporters to discuss all things related to cardiomyopathy. Read our round up of the conference here. 
 

New research reveals lack of 'heart' knowledge during flu season

20th November 2019

Our new research reveals a concerning lack of knowledge that persistent flu-like symptoms can be signs of serious heart conditions, cardiomyopathy and myocarditis.

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.

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.