HEART failure survival rates in the UK have not improved since 1998, a new study has found.
A BELFAST scientist has been awarded £250,000 for research into heart failure.
A rapid blood test which detects heart failure at an early stage has been developed by scientists at Queen's University in Belfast.
The new test is far more accurate than the current check and could help hundreds of thousands of people.
Walking or cycling for 20 minutes a day can reduce a 60-year-old man’s risk of heart failure by a fifth, a study has found.
A new study found that gaining as little as 5% extra body weight can thicken the heart muscle.
New research highlights shortcomings in the screening, treatment and monitoring of UK patients with heart failure.
Researchers tested the drug in human heart muscle grown from stem cells.
Researchers believe some people could have a genetic predisposition to developing alcoholic cardiomyopathy, rather than simply drinking too much.
Even a small increase in nut consumption could reduce the chance of developing cardiovascular diseases, according to the authors.