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All posts in Heart & circulation


Imperials' REACT study expanded to help better understand Long COVID

A team of Imperial College London researchers has been awarded £5.5 million from the Government to study Long COVID. Carried out in pa...

  • 19/02/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Heart & circulation, Infectious diseases, Inflammation, Multiple Conditions


Health Check: what should our maximum heart rate be during exercise?

You have your runners on, your FitBit is charged, but now what? When you exercise, your heart and breathing rates increase, delivering ...

  • 14/04/2019
  • Health & wellbeing, Heart & circulation


Can sitting less decrease your risk of heart disease?

Too much sitting has long been criticized for contributing to premature mortality, Type 2 diabetes, and a host of other illnesses. In a...

  • 29/03/2019
  • Heart & circulation, Healthy living & wellbeing


AI system learns to predict survival rates from the movement of your heart

Cardiac imaging forms an important part of the initial assessment of patients suspected of having heart failure. Currently, doctors eva...

  • 13/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Heart & circulation


Vegan or Mediterranean diet – which is better for heart health?

Cardiovascular disease is responsible for more than 30% of the total number of deaths worldwide, and every year more people are being d...

  • 28/02/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Heart & circulation


Killing zombies could stop age damaging our hearts

Scientists at Newcastle University believe it may be possible to reverse the damage in the heart caused by ageing. "This data provides ...

  • 23/02/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Heart & circulation


How to mend broken hearts

Dr Richard Jabbour’s mission is to fix broken hearts. But he doesn’t dispense relationship advice or provide a shoulder to cry on – as...

  • 15/02/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Heart & circulation


British Heart Foundation SENIOR-RITA Trial

Coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as ischemic heart disease, is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. CAD develops beca...

  • 24/07/2018
  • Health & Social Care Research, Heart & circulation


Researchers investigate heart attack treatments in the elderly

Newcastle researchers have been awarded £1.7m to investigate heart attack treatments for patients over 75. A clinical trial supported ...

  • 20/09/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Heart & circulation