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Smartphone ECG could be used in A&E to detect serious heart conditions

Smartphone ECG could be used in A&E to detect serious heart conditions

Palpitations make you feel like your heart is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering. They can be bothersome or...
Statins reduce heart attack and stroke risk in older people

Statins reduce heart attack and stroke risk in older people

Statins work by lowering cholesterol. They are one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the UK, based on a wealth of evidence that...
UK consumes 13,000 tonnes of chocolate each week

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...
People are ready to leave the UK if there was a chocolate ban

People are ready to leave the UK if there was a chocolate ban

Chocolate is on the tip of everyone's tongue – not only as a gently melting treat. Every time we taste chocolate, it is a wonderful...
Study in Birmingham could lead to better detection of people with irregular heart rhythm

Study in Birmingham could lead to better detection of people with irregular heart rhythm

Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and...
Study offers possible explanation for broken heart syndrome

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

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...
High blood pressure smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

Men usually have a more serious danger of heart assault than ladies, yet a few investigations have proposed that specific hazard factors have a greater...
How ambulance crews can improve heart attack diagnosis?

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...

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