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Meridian – The Grace Eyre Foundation

Project Title: On Your Side Award - £9,073 ‘On Your Side’ aims to improve and promote the importance of heart health among adults with learning disabilities and/or autism across Brighton & Hove by supporting individuals to become more active and make positive, sustainable lifestyle changes. This project

Heart Research UK awards £250k COVID-19 Research grant to University of Glasgow

A project at the University of Glasgow that is aiming to better understand the effects that COVID-19 infection has on blood vessels and blood pressure has received a grant of £250,000 from national charity Heart Research UK.Research has shown that people who are older, obese, male or

Healthy Tip: Stress Awareness

Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their life. Stress typically occurs when we are unable to meet the demands being placed on us, whether this be at work or in our personal lives.   Whilst short-term stress is a normal response to pressure or increased

Leeds ART project

Heart Research UK join forces with world-renowned Leeds artist and iconic open-air venue to promote the ‘anonymous heART project’. A partnership born in Leeds – Using art to save hearts Heart Research UK and world-renowned local artist Nicolas Dixon, creator of the famed ‘Bielsa the Redeemer’ mural

Freddie’s Story

My son Freddie was born on the 10th May 2016. When he was born, we were told he had a slight heart murmur but it was nothing to worry about, it would go away.   But over the first couple of months of his life, I just

Help us celebrate Captain Tom’s amazing achievements with a special event over his birthday weekend

From Friday 30th April to Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May 2021, we are asking you, your family and friends to celebrate Captain Sir Tom Moore’s amazing achievements and raise vital funds for Heart Research UK at the same time.   Friday the 30th April would have been

Healthy Tip: Keeping Healthy After Easter

The Easter weekend marks the end of Lent, along with the exchange of chocolate eggs with family and friends. It is therefore easy to see why it may be hard to maintain good habits both during and following the Easter weekend, as many of us tuck into

Avoid over-indulging on Easter eggs

Food plays an important part in most people’s Easter celebrations and it can be easy to over-indulge on chocolate eggs and other tasty treats over the long weekend. Chocolate is high in fat, saturated fat and sugar. Eating too much chocolate can lead to weight gain as

Healthy Tip: Don’t be Fooled – April Fools Health Myths

With April Fool’s day upon us, sometimes it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction, so here are some common myth-busting tips surrounding heart health: I need to avoid eating fat to be healthy This is not true as fat provides the body with essential nutrients.

Healthy Tip: Reducing Salt Intake

Too much salt in our diets leads to high blood pressure, increasing the risk of a heart attack, heart failure and stroke. Excess sodium consumption increases the volume of your blood so that it takes up more space in your blood vessels. This expansion of blood vessels