Latest British Heart Foundation Stories
Rats fed a high-fat diet show a stark reduction in their physical endurance and a decline in their cognitive ability after just nine days, a study by Oxford University researchers has shown.
A new study finds that men who experience chest pain are much more likely than women to develop serious heart problems.
Scientists now have a working prototype of a fully artificial heart ready for implanting in humans.
By Warren Manger HEART attack victims in Coventry and Warwickshire are being denied life-saving care because recovery programmes are understaffed, a new report claims. Only half of all heart attack patients in the West Midlands receive vital cardiac rehabilitation, it has been claimed.
By Cherie Gordon A funding shortfall is putting the lives of thousands of heart attack patients in the South West at risk because they are not receiving the proper care, a new report has revealed.
By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor PATIENTS are being denied access to life-saving heart rehabilitation programmes because of a severe lack of expert staff.
LORD Mayor of Cardiff Kate Lloyd has chosen George Thomas Hospice and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as her charities for her year of office.
Everybody has heard of Cancer Research, and everybody has also heard of the British Heart Foundation: but stop 10 people in the street and ask them what they know about the British Lung Foundation, and one would be lucky to find one with any recognition of its existence.
LIFE-SAVING skills will be taught to youngsters thanks to a partnership between their school and a charity. Pupils from Rhiwbina Primary School in Cardiff will learn first aid after the school became the latest to sign up to the British Heart Foundation's Heartstart UK scheme.
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