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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.

Gout treatment halts coronary disease progression

09 September, 2020

A trial has found that heart attacks and the need for coronary stenting or bypass surgery reduced by 30% in patients taking low-dose colchicine, a drug commonly used to treat gout.

WA team treat heart disease with cancer therapy

07 August, 2020

The team of doctors used stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy to treat a patient with a life-threatening arrhythmia known as ventricular tachycardia.

Access opens for minimally invasive heart treatment

02 July, 2020

Australians living with symptoms of severe aortic stenosis will now have access to a minimally invasive heart treatment that was previously reserved for only the sickest patients.

Digital solution holds hope for atrial fibrillation outcomes

24 June, 2020

A research project underway in western Sydney could see marked improvements for patients with atrial fibrillation.

Cancer patients miss out on vital heart care

24 June, 2020

A University of Newcastle study has revealed that heart patients with a history of cancer are less likely to receive the heart medications they need.

Transplant success with heart-in-a-box method

18 June, 2020

A new heart transplant method means that a donated heart can now be transported and preserved for longer than previously possible.

Clot buster holds hope for treating COVID-19

10 June, 2020

An Australian-developed anti-clotting drug could treat one of the most devastating, life-threatening complications of COVID-19 — microscopic blood clots.

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