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Posted: Wed, 27/07/2016 - 15:04
The sporting extravaganza that is the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games begins on 5 August – a chance for the world’s best to show off their sporting abilities on the international stage. With sports such as archery, powerlifting, diving, wheelchair rugby and athletics, it’s a real challenge
Posted: Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:56
This year, the SUBWAY® brand has enlisted the support of Laura Williams, a former couch potato who is now a leading Fitness Expert. Laura will be encouraging families to take part in the family 5K fun run through a series of ‘Fit Tips’.
Posted: Tue, 19/07/2016 - 16:21
The school summer holidays have begun and keeping the fridge stocked and the children entertained is top priority, which means the family’s health can sometimes take a backseat. Keep your health at the top of the list, with a #growyourown project and reap the rewards of a summer garden.
Posted: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 09:15
Leeds brothers Matt and Nick Millington completed the Jane Tomlinson Leeds 10K on Sunday 10 July following the sudden death of their grandfather from a heart attack - raising funds for Heart Research UK in the process.
Posted: Wed, 06/07/2016 - 12:46
Whether or not you manage to get away for a summertime retreat this year, it’s important to hop off that hamster wheel sometimes and enjoy some well-earned downtime.
Posted: Tue, 05/07/2016 - 09:36
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our second Leeds Healthy Heart Corporate Walk - a chance to leave your desks behind and stretch your legs at lunchtime.
Posted: Fri, 01/07/2016 - 11:42
Whether you’ve been affected by heart disease, made lifestyle changes to protect your heart or you’re raising money to protect other people’s hearts – we’d love to hear from you.
Posted: Thu, 30/06/2016 - 14:47
Mother’s rare condition inspires fundraising to help others Forty eight year old, Alison Paton, from Teddington will take on the ride of her life in an epic cycling challenge to raise funds for our work into the rare condition, aortic dissection.
Posted: Thu, 30/06/2016 - 10:21
Thank you for your support. You have been extremely busy taking part in events and activities to raise awareness and funds for Heart Research UK. Money raised by you is spent near you on helping hearts and funding pioneering medical research at centres of excellence across the UK.
Posted: Thu, 30/06/2016 - 09:28
A group of deaf and disabled people living in Burnley celebrated their new heart healthy lifestyle by completing a 20 mile challenge to raise money for national charity Heart Research UK.
Posted: Wed, 29/06/2016 - 16:00
Sunny days, long walks and scrumptious picnics paint a lovely picture of health and happiness and is the quintessential of a perfect British summer. Although the weather hasn’t been as glorious as we’d have hoped, put a little forward planning into your family picnic so that you’re ready
Posted: Wed, 29/06/2016 - 10:57
Fundraising effort to raise money for aortic surgery masterclass
Posted: Tue, 28/06/2016 - 12:55
Dancers around Britain are showcasing their talents in a national competition, which welcomes all styles of dance, as it celebrates the UKs most diverse dance talents.
Posted: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 14:45
Thank you to each and every one of our walkers who took on Yorkshire’s favourite challenges on Saturday 18 June to help hearts and protect some of the UK’s finest pathways.
Posted: Wed, 22/06/2016 - 13:08
Wimbledon fortnight is with us again and some great athletes will be inspiring us to serve up an ace for heart health.
Posted: Fri, 17/06/2016 - 16:50
Heart Research UK Communications Manager, Chris Child, will be doing his eighth Great North Run in September. Here, he gives his account of what the event means to him and how you could take part by running for Heart Research UK:
Posted: Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:19
Dressing for the great outdoors – layer, layer, layer
Posted: Tue, 14/06/2016 - 16:04
Men’s Health Week, which ran from 13-19 June put the spotlight on stress. Stress is a normal part of life but if not regularly released and tackled early it can lead to more serious problems, including high blood pressure and sometimes even angina like symptoms of chest pain.
Posted: Mon, 13/06/2016 - 11:30
Heart Research UK fully supports Men’s Health Week. Launched by the Men’s Health Forum, this year the spotlight is on stress. Stress is a normal part of life but if not regularly released and tackled early it can lead to more serious problems, including high blood pressure and sometimes