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It's time characters on TV reflected not only women's experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.

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New research shows that the great health crisis of the 21st century is especially a risk to the heart health of women.

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Researchers have made a significant advance in heart attack research, with the development of a polymer patch that improves the conduction of electrical impulses across damaged heart tissue.

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If you’re over 50 and get the flu jab, you’ll not only help to keep the dreaded lurgy at bay but you could also reduce your risk of a heart attack.

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Researchers have discovered a way to stimulate muscle regrowth in the heart of a mouse, opening up prospects of new treatments for the 55,000 Australians who suffer heart attacks each year.

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Detecting and treating patients before they have a cardiac arrest isn’t rocket science, but it’s a life saver, writes Ken Hillman.

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For middle-aged people with narrowed arteries, new research finds the flu vaccine may almost halve the risk of a heart attack. 

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UNSW researchers have given heart attack sufferers new hope with the development of a drug that dramatically reduces damage to the heart.

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UNSW researchers have revealed new insights about Australia's number one killer - cardiovascular disease.

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UNSW has won the largest grant in a recent round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).