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British Heart Valve Society (BHVS) Annual Conference 2018

2018 20 Sep

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Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy

2018 13 Sep

Stanford-led research has found that people with cardiomyopathy have abnormally short telomeres in the muscles that contract the heart. The finding, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could lead to new pathways for drug discovery.  A telomere is a DNA sequence that serves as a protective cap on the ends of chromosomes.... Read more

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#loveyourheart2015 : ESC Valentine’s Day Campaign Promoting Heart Health

2015 10 Feb

Journalists and the public are invited to join the Twitter and Facebook campaign #loveyourheart2015 to promote heart health from 12 to 14 February. The campaign was initiated by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) through the MEP Heart Group and aims to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, the number one killer in Europe (1). It is supported... Read more

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ESC Congress 2015 Programme Now Online

2015 09 Feb

The pre-arranged scientific programme for ESC Congress 2015 has been revealed online. The world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular event is attended by more than 30 000 cardiovascular professionals from 144 countries and over 700 journalists. The five day event takes place from 29 August to 2 September at ExCeL London. The latest science... Read more

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Genetics Guide Personalised Cardiovascular Therapy

2015 16 Jan

New research from Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) has found that cardiovascular patients with a specific genetic profile benefit greatly from the new medication dalcetrapib. The drug reduced heart attacks, strokes, unstable angina, coronary revascularisations and cardiovascular deaths by as much as 39 percent. The findings could pave the way for a new... Read more

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Statin Therapy Reduces CVD Risk in Women

2015 13 Jan

According to a new study published in The Lancet , statin treatment reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in women. There has been much debate about the effectiveness of statin therapy in women as compared to men, especially when used for primary prevention. This particular study compares the effects of statin therapy between men and women.... Read more

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Philips’ Latest AED in Schools Across UK

2014 04 Dec

Philips secures nationwide Department for Education (DfE) tender to provide schools with the latest Philips HeartStart FRx automated external defibrillators (AEDs)     Philips has announced that it has been chosen as the primary provider of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to UK schools by the Department for Education (DfE), with an initial... Read more