Clinicians, patients, carers and politicians are joining charity organisation hearts4heart in urging Australians to be smart about their heart, as they kick off Australia's inaugural Heart Failure Awareness Week.
A University of Sydney engineer is developing a biomedical micro-device to detect subtle platelet changes before a heart attack or stroke takes place.
Sudden cardiac arrest affects 20,000 Australians each year, with 90% of those who experience the event dying from it.
Colchicine, a common gout drug, has significantly improved survival rates for patients hospitalised with worsening heart failure, according to a new study.
Over 30 new and updated recommendations have been made for stroke management since 2018.
A Melbourne-led study has found a link between early-life infections and cardiovascular disease risk in adulthood, offering opportunities for targeted intervention.
Five childhood risk factors that predict stroke and heart attacks in adulthood have been identified after being tracked for up to half a century in the world's largest international prospective cardiovascular disease study.
Scientists from Australia, the US and Europe have identified key genes responsible for fibromuscular dysplasia — or FMD — a vascular disease that affects the arteries and can cause heart attack, kidney complications, stroke and aneurysm.
Artrya's non-invasive diagnostic support solution to detect coronary artery disease has commenced its first market pilot with Perth-based radiology practice Envision Medical Imaging.
The first large-scale, long-term trial of a new strategy using combinations of very low doses in one capsule has demonstrated significantly improved control of high blood pressure.
More than a quarter of a million Australians have faulty heart valves and are at risk of serious complications, and don't know it.
The Global Cardiovascular Research Funders Forum aims to to advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular conditions such as heart attack and stroke.
Flinders University has become a research partner of the Freemasons Centre for Male Health & Wellbeing, broadening the scope and footprint of the centre's activities.
Treating high-risk patients with recommended blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering medicines could prevent more than 103,000 heart attacks, strokes and heart-related deaths.
Heart Research Australia is encouraging Australians to wear red and donate during February, to raise awareness for heart disease and funds for life-saving research.