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Category: Research

New NICE standard of care for people with chronic heart failure

11th April 2016

More monitoring of medication changes and wider access to cardiac rehabilitation in new standard.

Wearable defibrillator suitable in some circumstances

7th April 2016

American heart organisations say.

Genetic testing can help explain sudden, unexplained deaths

5th April 2016

Researchers use genetic testing at post mortems.

Many women with pregnancy-related cardiomyopathy do well

4th April 2016

But have researchers found a way to predict who will suffer most?

Researchers use heart mapping system to guide pacemaker fitting

29th March 2016

New system cuts radiation exposure for patients and doctors.

Drug trial will record people's heart rhythm with wearable "patch" device.

24th March 2016

Trials will look at effects of eleclazine in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy can sometimes be caused by happy event

22nd March 2016

says new research from Switzerland.

Children with cardiomyopathy may benefit from whole family care

21st March 2016

The more problems the family has coping, the less likely the child is to do well, says study.

Another £250m pledged for national genetic research project

8th March 2016

The money is for the 1000,000 Genomes Project which is looking at the genetics of inherited diseases and cancer.