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Category: Research

Scotland to join the 100,000 Genomes Project

6th June 2016

300 patients in Scotland and their families due to have their genes mapped soon.

Most young people admitted to hospital with heart failure do return to work

2nd June 2016

Eight in ten of people under 30 return in year after coming out of hospital, suggests study.

Advances in the treatment of heart rhythm problems

1st June 2016

to be discussed at patient event at London hospital.

Flu jab appears to help people with heart failure, says new research

26th May 2016

They are less likely to be admitted to hospital shows study of 60,000 patients.

Doctors may have identified a gene that causes left ventricular noncompaction

23rd May 2016

Researchers find ten per cent of their young patients affected by mutations on the gene.

MRI is best at investigating chest pain

19th May 2016

say team of British researchers.

Virtual heart helps identify patients at risk of dangerous heart rhythms

17th May 2016

and in need of an internal defibrillator, say researchers.

Promising results from new advanced heart pump

11th May 2016

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 2016 Scientific Sessions told. 

Potential gene therapy for chronic heart failure

10th May 2016

may begin trials later this year.