British Heart Foundation

UK consumes 13,000 tonnes of chocolate each week

Chocolate is a passion! You don’t just nibble or eat chocolate, you savor, experience, live and at times, reluctantly share chocolate. In UK, many chocoholics...

Study offers possible explanation for broken heart syndrome

BHF scientists have recently made a key revelation the body’s own immune system plays a vital role in the mysterious heart condition i.e., broken heart...

Fish genes hold key to repairing damaged hearts

A surprising discovery by the British Heart Foundation suggests that Mexican tetra fish can repair its heart after damage. In particular, a gene called lrrc10 may...

How ambulance crews can improve heart attack diagnosis?

Scientists at the Kingston University and St George's, University of London, in collaboration with Swansea University and the University of Leeds have carried out a...

New tool to spot deadly sepsis in people who have heart failure

Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. It occurs when chemicals released into the bloodstream to fight the infection trigger inflammatory responses...