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No ifs, no butts

No ifs, no butts

Posted: Wed, 25/05/2016 - 14:13
This month the UK was one of over 170 governments to take a dramatic step towards tackling smoking rates in the next generation.

Research into new heart attack treatment

Posted: Wed, 25/05/2016 - 13:21
A potential new treatment for heart attack is being researched by a team at a London research institute thanks to a grant from Heart Research UK.
Fit families have healthier hearts

Healthy hearts for fit families

Posted: Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:26
A baby’s heart begins to beat just five weeks into pregnancy and does an amazing job, pumping enough blood to fill a paddling pool in a single day.
adi Group football tournament

adi Group to score a goal against heart disease

Posted: Thu, 12/05/2016 - 11:55
Birmingham-based award winning engineering company, adi Group, will be helping hearts in the Midlands by hosting a charity football tournament next month.

Our Healthy Tip 11/05

Posted: Wed, 11/05/2016 - 13:26
Hearty Sandwich - British Sandwich week

Join our team - 6 month contract with possible extension

Posted: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 17:02
Heart Research UK are recruiting for the role of Lifestyle Officer to join the team to actively promote and deliver our healthy heart lifestyle initiatives and administer our Healthy Heart Grant scheme. 

Our Healthy Tip 04/05

Posted: Wed, 04/05/2016 - 14:33
Find heart in the great outdoors The Great British countryside has a lot to offer, from fells to valleys, fields to lakes, with our spectacular landscape a feast for the eyes. But have you considered that the countryside could be good for your heart?

Our Healthy Tip 27/04

Posted: Wed, 27/04/2016 - 09:58
Put activity at the heart of your working day In this age of cars and computers the average worker sits for 10 hours a day, putting them at increased risk of developing obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Well done to all of our London Marathon runners

Posted: Mon, 25/04/2016 - 15:58
What a magnificent effort by all of our Virgin London Marathon runners.  We're so proud of you for your fantastic achievement in completing such a tough event and raising money for our charity.

World Champion dancers helping hearts in the Midlands

Posted: Fri, 22/04/2016 - 10:11
The sound of dancing feet will ring out from The Irish Centre, Birmingham, when 2016 World Championship winning Irish Dance academy, perform to help hearts in the Midlands on Saturday 14 May.

Our Healthy Tip 20/04

Posted: Wed, 20/04/2016 - 16:29
Cost-saving ways to heart-healthy meals This year, Heart Research UK and’s Together at the Table campaign has been encouraging families to share mealtimes and eat more mindfully for healthier family hearts.

Our Healthy Tip 13/04

Posted: Wed, 13/04/2016 - 14:27
Take the dog’s lead to a healthier heart Your four legged friend may be more than a faithful companion – your dog may also lead the way to a healthier, happier and longer life.
Amanda Bargh

Skydive this Father's Day

Posted: Tue, 12/04/2016 - 15:13
Do you miss your dad’s terrible jokes? The way he always knew the answer? His warm hugs and comforting smile?

Double the effort, triple the challenge.

Posted: Thu, 07/04/2016 - 15:25
Last year, forty-four year old Lynne Cosgrove and her friends Jaymee Snowdon, Victoria Graham, and Maria Parkin, took on the ultimate challenge in Heart Research UK’s Yorkshire Three Peaks Valley Walk after meeting at their local Castletown Weight Watchers group and collectively losing 18 stone. 

Our Healthy Tip 06/04

Posted: Wed, 06/04/2016 - 16:51
Give your lifestyle a spring clean Spring is finally here and the lighter nights and warmer days are the perfect tonic to help you come out of hibernation, shake off the winter blues and give your lifestyle a healthy spring clean.

Our Healthy Tip 30/03

Posted: Wed, 30/03/2016 - 16:27
Heart-friendly fibre You’re probably aware that dietary fibre can help to promote a healthy digestive system, but did you know that a high fibre diet is also beneficial for your heart health?

Our Healthy Tip 23/03

Posted: Thu, 24/03/2016 - 15:46
Tips for #HealthyBunnies this Easter Having a family get-together this Easter weekend? Heart Research UK has some great ideas both savoury and sweet to make healthy Easter treats while getting the little ones involved. Busting the egg-myth:

Our Healthy Tip 16/03

Posted: Wed, 16/03/2016 - 14:33
Small steps to a healthier heart

Our Healthy Tip 09/03

Posted: Wed, 09/03/2016 - 16:37
Put a spring in your step

Our Healthy Tip 02/03

Posted: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:08
Protect your family against second hand smoke Wednesday 9 March is National ‘No Smoking’ Day’ and, with lots of advice and support available both on and offline, now’s the time to stub out this addictive unhealthy habit and take the road to a smoke-free future.