heart disease

Two baby mice in a teacup

A new microchip could help scientists uncover secrets of heart regeneration in baby mice.

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A study has outlined how two proteins are instrumental to bringing cholesterol into cells – a finding that has implications for a range of diseases.

2019 heart foundation  grant recipients

Academics from UNSW Sydney have received more than half a million dollars in funding for cardiovascular research from the Heart Foundation.

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The UNSW City Futures Research Centre project presents important data on how the community is taking to a major piece of expanding infrastructure.

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Pockets of Australia have among the highest rates of rheumatic heart disease in the world, yet researchers say there is little public awareness about the condition and its risks especially for pregnant women.

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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. 

Stanton Groceries

The Heart Foundation "˜Tick' has been co-opted by the food industry to boost sales of fast food and is forcing prices up, argues UNSW Visiting Fellow Dr Rosemary Stanton.

Heart inside

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

Molecular structure inside

UNSW researchers have uncovered an important naturally occurring mechanism in the body where "bad" cells that cause blockages in our blood vessels are kept under strict growth control, while "good" cells that keep our blood vessels free of clots and growths are left unaffected.