Heart Research UK is 50
Join us in celebrating 50 years of Helping hearts near youRead more
50th Anniversary 50 day challenge
We have a raft of events, challenges, fundraisers and activities happening throughout the year, and to kick off the year we’re looking for supporters to give up something part of their daily routine for 50 days.Read more
Get Fit in 2017
Set yourself an ambitious fitness challenge for 2017 and fundraise for Heart Research UKRead more
Heart Research UK - 50th Anniversary
Helping Hearts Ball
Join us at our Helping Hearts Ball, a glitzy, glamorous evening to celebrate 50 years of Helping hearts near youRead more
Matt racing
Matt inspires others
Wheelchair athlete Matt Hickling has become our latest Heart Research UK ambassador, helping to inspire disabled people to look after their hearts.Read more
Our campaigns for better heart health
Want to know how to take better care of your heart?Read more
#LovingHearts
Our partnership with Damart aims to help women improve their heart health.Read more
Infective endocarditis
Find out how this research will quantify the risk of developing or dying from infective endocarditis, in patients with different predisposing heart conditionsRead more
Emerald Team
Emerald Group Publishing Charity of the Year 2017
Emerald Group Publishing and Heart Research are celebrating their 50th Anniversaries in 2017, and we are pleased to announce that Emerald has chosen Heart Research UK their Charity of the Year.Read more
Dry January
Healthy Tip - Dry January
The start of the New Year is a time for many of us to brush away the effects of the festive season’s over-indulgences which also often involves taking time to think about ditching alcohol in favour of a ‘dry’ January.Read more
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Join us in celebrating 50 years of Helping hearts near you
We have a raft of events, challenges, fundraisers and activities happening throughout the year, and to kick off the year we’re looking for supporters to give up something part of their daily routine for 50 days.
Set yourself an ambitious fitness challenge for 2017 and fundraise for Heart Research UK
Heart Research UK - 50th Anniversary
Join us at our Helping Hearts Ball, a glitzy, glamorous evening to celebrate 50 years of Helping hearts near you
Matt racing
Wheelchair athlete Matt Hickling has become our latest Heart Research UK ambassador, helping to inspire disabled people to look after their hearts.
Want to know how to take better care of your heart?
Our partnership with Damart aims to help women improve their heart health.
Find out how this research will quantify the risk of developing or dying from infective endocarditis, in patients with different predisposing heart conditions
Emerald Team
Emerald Group Publishing and Heart Research are celebrating their 50th Anniversaries in 2017, and we are pleased to announce that Emerald has chosen Heart Research UK their Charity of the Year.
Dry January
The start of the New Year is a time for many of us to brush away the effects of the festive season’s over-indulgences which also often involves taking time to think about ditching alcohol in favour of a ‘dry’ January.
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We're your local national charity, founded in 1967 by heart surgeon, David Watson to make surgery safer.  Originally the National Heart Research Fund, we changed our name to Heart Research UK in 2005.  As the second largest heart charity in the UK we fund pioneering medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease as well as helping communities improve their lifestyles with Healthy Heart Grants.  Read more

We have a raft of events, challenges, fundraisers and activities happening throughout the year, and to kick off the year we’re looking for supporters...
Want to be one of our 50 in our Golden Anniversary celebrations? 
Heart Research UK - 50th Anniversary
Join us at our Helping Hearts Ball, a glitzy, glamorous evening to celebrate 50 years of Helping hearts near you
This project will investigate the benefits of breaking up prolonged sedentary time with regular short bouts of exercise on heart disease risk in...
Put your unwanted, odd or broken jewellery to work and help hearts near you
This project will investigate the role of blood platelets in controlling inflammation in the blood vessels of patients with and without heart disease...

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19/01/2017 - 16:32
One of our brave and determined supporters, Melanie Langer, is taking on a gruelling multi-stage Jungle Marathon for us in Costa Rica on 10 Februa
10/01/2017 - 13:04
New research to develop ‘living’ arteries at Bristol Heart Institute could remove the need for multiple traumatic operations in babies and childre
10/01/2017 - 09:30
Get your raffle ticket today for a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas.
09/01/2017 - 08:45
Have you stuck to your New Year's Resolution?
05/01/2017 - 11:37
Please join us to celebrate 50 years of Helping hearts at our event at Leeds Civic Hall on Tuesday 31 January 2017.
05/01/2017 - 11:24
Rogan Josh is made using tomatoes and has a lovely delicate flavour.