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Scientists discover why heart function is reduced at high altitude

For over a century, we have known that high altitude reduces the amount of blood the heart pumps around the […]

Exercise to stay young: 4-5 days a week to slow down your heart’s ageing

Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in […]

Tiny monitor provides big answer on stroke

An insertable heart monitor the size of a paper clip is promising to provide much needed answers for more Australian […]

Harms and benefits of changing high blood pressure guidelines

Recent recommendations from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) to lower thresholds defining hypertension and […]

World Hypertension Day: Thursday 17 May 2018

Help Stroke Foundation halve the number of strokes in Australia by simply having a blood pressure check #fightstroke. Stroke Foundation […]
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Australian-first heart implant offers hope to cardiac patients

In an Australian first, a team at MonashHeart have fitted a heart failure patient with the world’s only wirelessly powered […]
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The importance of gender in cardiovascular health

The role of gender has been largely neglected despite playing a critical role in cardiovascular health, University of Melbourne academics […]
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Most beneficial atrial fibrillation treatment

Patients who receive a specific form of treatment for the common heart condition known as atrial fibrillation have increased survival […]

New hope for stroke patients

Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of disability. Stroke is treatable, however treatments are time […]

New treatments designed to lower levels of Lipoprotein (a)

Associate Professor David Sullivan, a speaker at the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s (RCPA) annual conference ‘Pathology Update 2018 […]
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