HeartLogic devices

HeartLogic Diagnostic tool may reduce further hospitalisations

Please note this is a press release from Boston Scientific Europe talking about their new innovation HeartLogic Boston Scientific Launches the HeartLogic™* Heart Failure Diagnostic in Europe The HeartLogic Diagnostic is the first and only heart failure diagnostic tool proven to detect 70% of heart failure events several weeks in advance, potentially reducing further hospitalisation […]

Paul Heesom, Warrington Businessman, Awarded Pumping Marvellous Fundraiser of the Year 2017

Paul Heesom, Warrington Businessman, Awarded Fundraiser of the Year 2017

The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, the UK’s Heart Failure Charity Recognise the Impact of One Man’s Contribution to People Living with Heart Failure Paul Heesom, Warrington Businessman, Awarded Fundraiser of the Year 2017 Warrington, Cheshire, Thursday 7th December 2017 – The Management Team from The Pumping Marvellous Foundation paid a surprise visit to Paul Heesom’s Gents […]

Roy Award Recipient Cardiologist Dr Lisa Anderson

Marvellous Awards 2018 Tooting Cardiologist Wins Roy Award

Heart Failure Health Care Professional recognised for marvellous quality of care by the UK’s Heart Failure charity. The Pumping Marvellous Foundation awards “THE ROY AWARD” for outstanding contribution to Heart Failure services. Dr Lisa Anderson Heart Failure Cardiologist based at St George’s University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Tooting – Wins National Roy Award Preston, Lancashire, December […]

Marvellous Awards 2018 - Heart Failure specialists recognised

Marvellous Awards 2018 – Heart Failure specialists recognised

Marvellous Heart Failure Awards 2018 Heart Failure Health Care Professionals recognised for marvellous quality of care by the UK’s Heart Failure charity. The Pumping Marvellous Foundation awards UK Health Care Professionals for being simply marvellous. Preston, Lancashire, December 2017 – Health Care Professionals throughout the UK have been recognised and honoured by patients for their exceptional […]

NIQOR National Heart Failure Audit

More Patients than Ever Surviving Heart Failure, National Audit Finds

More patients than ever surviving heart failure following key improvements, audit finds Acute heart failure necessitating hospital admission is a life threatening condition. The quality of care including specialist involvement during an admission, determines the immediate and long-term outcomes including likelihood of survival. Yet while the audit reports several improvements, it also found that the […]

Pericytes Potential to Reverse Heart Damage

Pericytes Potential to Reverse Heart Damage

New pericytes discovery could reverse tissue damage caused by heart attacks A new discovery by University of Bristol scientists helps to explain how cells which surround blood vessels, called pericytes, stimulate new blood vessels to grow with the hormone ‘leptin’ playing a key role. Leptin is produced by fat cells which helps to regulate energy […]

Marketing Authorisation Granted for Veltessa® (Patiromer) To Treat Patients With Hyperkalaemia

Marketing Authorisation Granted for Veltessa® (Patiromer) To Treat Hyperkalaemia

VIFOR FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE RENAL PHARMA AND VIFOR PHARMA UK TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION (EC) HAS GRANTED MARKETING AUTHORISATION OF VELTASSA® (PATIROMER) FOR THE TREATMENT OF ELEVATED SERUM POTASSIUM LEVELS (HYPERKALAEMIA) IN ADULTS Patiromer is a sodium-free potassium binder licensed for the treatment of hyperkalaemia in adult patients. Hyperkalaemia is a potentially life-threatening […]

Canakinumab Drug Phase III Study Reducing Heart Attacks

Canakinumab Drug Phase III Study Reducing Heart Attacks

Novartis Phase III study shows ACZ885 (canakinumab) reduces cardiovascular risk in people who survived a heart attack Phase III CANTOS study met the primary endpoint, a composite of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death, showing that ACZ885 (canakinumab) in combination with standard of care therapy reduces cardiovascular risk in people with a prior heart attack […]

Press Release :: Heart Failure Nurse's 200km Charity Challenge for Heart Failure Patients

Press Release :: Heart Failure Nurse’s 100km Charity Challenge for Heart Failure Patients

Newham University Hospital Heart Failure Nurse to walk 100K to raise funds for The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, the UK’s Heart Failure Charity Heart Failure Nurse to Walk the London 2 Brighton 100K Challenge for Heart Failure Patients Preston, Lancashire, May 2017 – Over May Bank Holiday Weekend 2017, Heart Failure Nurse at Newham University Hospital, […]

Carers UK and the Pumping Marvellous Foundation team up in world’s first cross global study on carers of people with heart failure

Carers UK and the Pumping Marvellous Foundation team up in world’s first cross global study on carers of people with heart failure

Carers UK and the Pumping Marvellous Foundation team up in world’s first cross global study on carers of people with heart failure 3 February 2017 National carers and patients organisations – Carers UK and Pumping Marvellous Foundation are part of a ground-breaking four nation research study to look at the challenges faced by carers of […]