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Making promises for all our hearts

World Heart Day is the world’s biggest awareness-raising platform for cardiovascular disease. The annual campaign brings together individuals, families, communities and organisations around the world to participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others. This year’s theme for World Heart Day is to make a promise... for my heart, for your heart, for all our hearts.

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We’re supporting the Cardiovascular Health campaign with Media Planet UK

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A Mother’s Mission to Educate the World About Arrhythmia

When Trudie Lobban’s daughter Francesca, now 29, was a baby, the girl had fainting episodes up to eight times a day. It took three years until Francesca was diagnosed with Reflex Anoxic Seizures (RAS), a condition that caused her heart to briefly stop.

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Congratulations to the Boston Scientific EU UK Rhythm Management team

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Free stroke prevention tests to be held across the borough this week

A CUTTING-edge stroke prevention test will be available for free on the St Helens streets this week at a series of events held across the borough.

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Arrhythmia Alliance Educates people on the Risks of Heart Rhythm Disorders for World Heart Day 2018

World Heart Day is a global campaign to raise awareness of heart health, Arrhythmia Alliance is urging everyone to Know Your Pulse to know your heart rhythm. The aim is to educate people about the risk factors relating to the heart, which can result in premature deaths from heart disease and stroke.

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Would YOU wear it? Hi-tech T-shirt that could help doctors spot risk of stoke

A T-shirt that constantly monitors the heart’s activity and detects abnormalities could help protect people against stroke — and may even help diagnose the cause of fainting.

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Tens of thousands of pacemaker wearers missing out on MRI scan due to perceived dangers

Half a million people in the UK wear pacemakers or defibrillators to keep their hearts working. Yet tens of thousands can’t get an MRI scan to detect potentially life-threatening conditions, because of a long-held but mistaken assumption that it could damage the device – or the patient.

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September Patient e-News 2018

We Need You! Find out all the latest here.

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Improve the care of people living with AF Patient Survey

We want to improve the care of people living with AF. This short survey, sponsored by a pharmaceutical company, is for people who are taking an anti-coagulant therapy to prevent an AF-related stroke. The outputs of this research will be used for information only by the sponsoring pharmaceutical company and no confidential information will be passed on to them.

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