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Why there's a buzz around Heart Hive research project

28th January 2019

2019 is set to be an exciting year for cardiomyopathy and myocarditis patients keen to get involved in cutting-edge research. Read about the ground-breaking Heart Hive project here. 

Straight to the heart of the matter

28th January 2019

Dr Rameen Shakur, based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US, received a £95,000 fellowship award from the Alexander Jansons Fund for his research into the causes and treatment of myocarditis. Read his interview here.

Protecting yourself against the cold weather

8th January 2019

It is important for anyone with a heart condition to stay warm during the winter. As we gear up for the colder weather, Support Nurse Jayne Partridge has provided us with some advice on how to protect ourselves. 

Study identifies clinical risks and biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with heart condition

8th January 2019

Researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a heart condition that raises the risk of stroke. Read about the study here.

'Can I be honest?'

3rd January 2019

Cardiomyopathy UK Trustee Stephen Kirkham discusses improving communication skills to maintain trust between medical professionals and patients is both commendable and desirable, when it comes to shared decision making. Read his article here.