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Many constraints limit use of modern technology in healthcare

23rd February 2016

says European Society of Cardiology in new position statement on e-health

More comprehensive gene testing now available

22nd February 2016

Test can look at 174 genes thought to be responsible for many inherited heart diseases.

Researchers discover how to measure heartbeats remotely

19th February 2016

Heart rates could be measured casually as people go about their daily activities.

Should more people with heart failure be on digoxin?

18th February 2016

Researchers say drop in drug's use may be appropriate - or depriving patients of an important medication.

Researchers find inhibitor that helps prevent hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in mice

16th February 2016

But a treatment for humans may be a long way off.

Do women do better in single-sex cardiac rehabilitation?

15th February 2016

Researchers say more research needs to be done to ensure more women use these programmes

Longest surviving heart transplant patient dies at 73

11th February 2016

John McCafferty, who had dilated cardiomyopathy, had his transplant 33 years ago.

Having an internal defibrillator (ICD) has a low but not zero risk

8th February 2016

Researchers say careful consideration of the risks and benefits of device needed.

Link between psychological well-being and cardiomyopathy being explored

5th February 2016

Those aged 18 and over with cardiomyopathy asked to take part in short survey.

Find out more about health research at open day on Monday

4th February 2016

Biomedical Research Centre at Imperial College seeks patient views.