Sudden death warning over faulty gene British Heart Foundation

Sudden death warning over faulty gene

Faulty Gene. Hundreds of thousands at risk of sudden death from silent heart conditions   Number of people living with a deadly faulty gene legacy grossly underestimated   Around 620,000 people in the UK are carrying a faulty gene that puts them at high risk of developing coronary heart disease or sudden death, according to […]

Final Appraisal Determination for Sacubitril valsartan

NICE Publish Final Appraisal Determination for Sacubitril valsartan for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure

NICE Publish Final Appraisal Determination for Sacubitril valsartan for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Recommendations in Final Appraisal Determination for Sacubitril valsartan Recommendations 1.1 Sacubitril valsartan is recommended as an option for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, only in people:  […]

Pumping Marvellous announce the winners of You're Marvellous 2015

2015 You’re Marvellous Awards

The Winners of the 2015 “You’re Marvellous” Awards have been announced. Heart Failure Health Care Professionals recognised for marvellous quality of care Leading heart failure charity, The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, awards UK health care professionals for being simply marvellous 5 Healthcare Professionals have been recognised for their marvellous work with heart failure patients. Preston, Lancashire […]

fizzy drinks linked to heart failure risk

Link Between Sugary Drinks and Heart Failure

ONE can of sugary pop, or added-sugar drink, a day can increase the risk of heart failure by 23% A major Swedish study of 42,000 middle-aged men, has revealed a link between sugary drinks and heart failure for the first time, as well as diabetes and strokes. Experts had previously found sweetened drinks are linked to higher […]

Protein Patch Rebuilds Heart Muscle

Hearts build new muscle with protein patch Protein FSTL1 helps cell regenerate after a heart attack. An international team of researchers has identified a protein that helps heart muscle cells regenerate after a heart attack. Researchers also showed that a ‘protein patch’ loaded with the protein and placed inside the heart improved cardiac function and […]

LCZ696 (sacubitril valsartan) available to NHS through EAMS

LCZ696 (sacubitril valsartan) available to NHS through EAMS New heart failure medicine LCZ696 (sacubitril valsartan) is to be made available to the NHS under the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS). This is a good day for heart failure patients after Bayers announcement earlier in the day Novartis LCZ696 (sacubitril valsartan) press release Novartis’s LCZ696 […]

Sudden Cardiac Death Gene Detected

Medtronic Study Detects Sudden Cardiac Death Gene By ICD Monitoring Sudden Cardiac Death gene detected in a first-of-its-kind discovery furthers understanding of role of genetics, and may help to identify patients at risk Medtronic plc announced first-of-its-kind findings from two independent studies that have identified a gene associated with life-threatening abnormal heart rhythms. The study […]

Vital Signs

MouthLab: Patients’ vital signs are just a breath away A professor-engineer at Johns Hopkins has designed a battery-powered, hand-held, 3-D printed, vital signs monitoring device, using a mouthpiece and thumb pad, that acts as a “check-engine light” for patients, at a fraction of the standard size. Engineers and physicians at the Johns Hopkins University School […]

New clot-busting treatment

New clot-busting treatment targets number one killer Australian researchers funded by the National Heart Foundation are a step closer to a safer and more effective way to treat heart attack and stroke via nanotechnology’s new clot-busting treatment. Nanotechnology developed to help treat heart attack and stroke. The research jointly lead by Professor Christoph Hagemeyer, Head […]

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