Soft Robot Sleeve Beats Heart

Robot sleeve attaches directly around the heart Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital researchers have developed a customizable soft robot sleeve that fits around a heart and helps it beat, potentially opening new treatment options for people suffering from heart failure. The soft robotic sleeve twists and compresses in synch with a beating heart, augmenting […]

Missing Silent Heart Attack

High Pain Tolerance May Mask Silent Heart Attack Symptoms Silent heart attacks may go unrecognized among individuals with high pain tolerance, putting them at an increased risk for poor recoveries, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. A heart attack […]

2017 “Marvellous Awards” Announced

Patients identify heart failure specialists for the Marvellous Awards 2017″ Preston, Lancashire, December 2016 – Health Care Professionals throughout the UK have been recognised and honoured by patients for their exceptional quality of care and treatment. Sponsored by The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, this award acknowledges the value that these Health Care Professionals bring to the […]

Support Heart Failure Patients with Pumping Marvellous HO HO HOPE Twibbon

HO HO HOPE Twibbon

Support Heart Failure Patients This Christmas with our HO HO HOPE Twibbon It’s the season to be Marvellous! HO HO HOPE Twibbon!   Supporters across the UK are joining together to support heart failure patients and their families this Christmas with Pumping Marvellous’ new seasonal HO HO HOPE Twibbon campaign. Add this Twibbon campaign to […]

Eindhoven researchers develop faster, new patient-friendly method to determine severity of heart failure

New method to determine severity of heart failure – News

Eindhoven researchers develop faster, new patient-friendly method to determine severity of heart failure Methods currently employed to determine the severity of heart failure are very limited. Researchers at TU/e and the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven have therefore developed a method that is very quick, non-invasive, cost-effective and can be performed at the hospital bedside. Moreover, […]

Social Network Support for Heart Failure? – NIHR CLAHRC Wessex Research

Social Network Support for Heart Failure? – NIHR Research

NIHR CLAHRC Wessex – How Social Network Community Support Aids Management of Long-Term Conditions – Can You Help? Our friends at the National Institute for Health Research CLAHRC Wessex are calling for people with Heart Failure and other long term conditions to help inform them of the help they receive from social network and online support groups to […]

New analysis of Novartis’ Entresto® data shows long-term benefits on heart failure readmissions and total cardiovascular deaths

New analysis of Novartis’ Entresto® data shows long-term benefits

New analysis of Novartis’ Entresto® data shows long-term benefits on heart failure readmissions and total cardiovascular deaths Entresto® reduced the risk of first and subsequent events of heart failure hospitalizations and cardiovascular deaths following heart failure hospitalization by 20%-24% compared to enalapril[1] These findings are consistent with the benefit Entresto showed in reducing the risk […]

Flu Vaccination Reduces HF Hospitalisations

Research shows reduced hospitalisations for heart failure patients with annual flu vaccination   “Patients with heart failure have a substantially increased risk of admission to hospital, and a proportion of these admissions are thought to be related to influenza (flu) infection, or at least triggered by an influenza infection.”   Whether the flu vaccination can reduce […]

Press Release Parliamentary Heart Failure Inquiry

Press Release :: Parliamentary Heart Failure Inquiry

Parliamentary heart failure inquiry highlights 10 key recommendations as to where the NHS could improve treatment to people diagnosed with Heart Failure “The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, the UK’s patient led Heart Failure Charity welcomes 10 key recommendations which are essential to improving the care for Heart Failure patients in the UK” Tuesday 13th September 2016 […]