In 2012 heart disease was the biggest cause of death in the UK - killing 15.6% men (1 in 6) and 10.3% (1 in 10) women. So anything you can do to help your heart out - eating healthily is a good start - will increase your longevity.
This section will maintain key information and medical advancements relating to heart disease - how to prevent it and what treatments are available.
NHS heart age calculator - https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/nhs-health-check/Pages/check-your-heart-age-tool.aspx
Heart Disease Blog Posts
Genetic test could identify an increased risk of heart attackBBC - 08-Oct-2019
GRS can be measured at any age, children could be tested tooRead more...
Machine learning identifies patients risk of cardiovascular deathGEEK - 13-Sep-2019
RiskCardio relies on 15 minutes of a patient’s raw electrocardiogram (ECG) signalRead more...
First-in-human, FDA-approved clinical trial to test a hydrogel on cardiac tissueMedical Xpress - 12-Sep-2019
Positive results seen in patients who had a heart attack more than a year beforeRead more...