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
Skydive
Are you brave enough to take a leap in support of Heart Research UK?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
Healthy pancake recipes
Healthy Tip: Flip for your heart - Healthy Pancake Recipes
Every year, Shrove Tuesday sees pancakes enjoy a special slot in our dinner diaries, a favourite for young and old. Change the way you celebrate Pancake Day this year by taking inspiration from some of our healthy pancake recipes.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
Are you brave enough to take a leap in support of Heart Research UK?
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.
Healthy pancake recipes
Every year, Shrove Tuesday sees pancakes enjoy a special slot in our dinner diaries, a favourite for young and old. Change the way you celebrate Pancake Day this year by taking inspiration from some of our healthy pancake recipes.
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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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16/02/2017 - 09:26
Currently, around a third of children in the UK are classed as overweight or obese leading them to become overweight adults.
09/02/2017 - 11:57
Heart Research UK in partnership with and clothing company Damart, recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of heart disease among over-40s
02/02/2017 - 13:07
Many people enjoy a chocolate bar, a piece of birthday cake or a sweet treat from time to time which always taste nice, but are you aware of hidde
25/01/2017 - 09:21
Modern lifestyles mean, for many a high proportion of waking hours are spent sitting down.
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
18/01/2017 - 16:44
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 ta