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Low levels of air pollution are linked to serious changes of the heart

7th August 2018

New research has shown that air pollution can be more damaging to our hearts than we originally thought. Read more about the study here.

Government announces organ ‘opt-out’ donation system by 2020

6th August 2018

As the government announces plans to change the organ donation system, read more about our stance and response to the proposed changes.

Maddy's story

14th May 2018

A young and active woman with a zest for life, Maddy was just 18 when she was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. Read her story here.

A marathon challenge for Leon

25th April 2018

Leon Lima took on the London Marathon for us in an incredible 3 hours and 11 minutes, in honour of his son Luka, who has dilated cardiomyopathy. Read his story here.

The latest issue of My Life is out now

23rd April 2018

Our latest issue of our My Life magazine is out now!

Preventing sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

29th March 2018

A new worldwide study has validated the ESC recommendations of predicting and preventing sudden cardiac death in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).

Staying in touch with Cardiomyopathy UK

18th September 2017

New changes to data protection means that our supporters need to tell us if they want to continue receiving information from us - even if they've signed up before.

Professor Perry Elliott becomes Cardiomyopathy UK’s next President

3rd August 2017

Leading Professor Perry Elliott is named as Cardiomyopathy UK’s new President.

Ugo Ehiogu

24th April 2017

Response following the sad death of Ugo Ehiogu

We're looking for helpline volunteers

13th October 2016

We are looking for Gateway volunteers on our dedicated helpline to be the first point of contact for people wanting support.