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Tool to assist in early diagnosis and management of heart failure

27 June, 2022

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.


Pin-prick test could pick early signs of heart attack, stroke

22 June, 2022

A University of Sydney engineer is developing a biomedical micro-device to detect subtle platelet changes before a heart attack or stroke takes place.


New alliance to fight sudden cardiac arrest

08 June, 2022

Sudden cardiac arrest affects 20,000 Australians each year, with 90% of those who experience the event dying from it.


Gout drug may help heart failure patients: study

25 May, 2022

Colchicine, a common gout drug, has significantly improved survival rates for patients hospitalised with worsening heart failure, according to a new study.


Updated stroke management guidelines released

16 May, 2022

Over 30 new and updated recommendations have been made for stroke management since 2018.


Study links early-life infections to future cardiovascular disease risk

11 May, 2022

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 predictors for heart attacks and strokes in adulthood

08 April, 2022

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.


Vascular disease: five genes that may affect millions of women

09 November, 2021

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.


AI-powered imaging software begins market pilot

21 September, 2021

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.


4-in-1 blood pressure pill more effective than monotherapy: study

08 September, 2021

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.


Valvular heart disease rising rapidly, says report

16 August, 2021

More than a quarter of a million Australians have faulty heart valves and are at risk of serious complications, and don't know it.


Global collaboration strives to advance heart health

30 June, 2021

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 joins male health research alliance

23 June, 2021

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.


1.8m Australians missing out on recommended heart treatment

06 May, 2021

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.


REDFEB highlights how to recognise and handle a heart attack

21 January, 2021

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.


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