Tag: British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation’s “Big Beat Challenge” is now accepting proposals

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has announced that it is now accepting proposals for its Big Beat Challenge—a single funding award of £30 million. The...

Simple but effective animation shows difference between a MI and a...

The British Heart Foundation has produced a video to help the general public understand the difference between a myocardial infarction and a cardiac arrest. The...

Blood troponin level could predict silent heart disease risk

A high-sensitivity blood test could be used to predict which patients are at risk of a heart attack according to new research funded by...

Heart transplant patient sees old heart in action

Kieran Sandwell, who was born with transposition of the great arteries, underwent a heart transplant in 2009. As a mark of gratitude for his new...

Women 50% more likely than men to be given incorrect diagnosis...

Women have a 50% higher chance than men of receiving the wrong initial diagnosis following a heart attack, according to a new study. The...