REDFEB aims to raise awareness for the impact heart disease has on Australian’s and the community, as well as raising funds for life-saving research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. For REDFEB 2021 the awareness focus was of the 2 key mistakes people often make when it comes to a
In what should have been one of the happiest, memorable times of her life, nesting and preparing for the birth of her first child, Kylie Faulkner instead suffered Peri-partum Cardiomyopathy requiring an emergency caesarean. Peri-partum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a life-threatening condition where the mother goes into heart failure in the last few weeks
Heart Research Australia was very excited to be featured in New Idea Magazine in an article titled “Women & Heart Disease – What you need to know”. The article featured our very own Nicci Dent (CEO of Heart Research Australia) and one of the members of our board Dr Rebecca Kozor. We were so grateful
Thanks to investment in Heart Research, Greg Mullins, former NSW Fire Commissioner and Media Personality Chris Russell have been able to live to make a difference to so many people’s lives post their heart attacks. Hear them speak together on Chris Russell’s Podcast Agriminders, about the 2020 bushfires, causes and effect, how these fires differ
Lead Researchers: Prof Helge Rasmussen, Dr Chia-Chi Liu, Elisha Hamilton Professor Helge Rasmussen and his team are working on a way to help breast cancer survivors reduce their risk of irreversible heart damage. Heart Research Australia is delighted to share the news that thanks to an anonymous benefactor, combined with Heart Research Australia donors, we
A recent collaborative study led by Heart Research Australia’s Professor Gemma Figtree,, has found that there is an increasing proportion of heart attack patients without any standard risk factors, such as high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking.
The risk of having a heart attack is 17 times higher in the seven days following a respiratory infection, University of Sydney research has found. Published recently in Internal Medicine Journal, this is the first study to report an association between respiratory infections such as pneumonia, influenza and bronchitis and increased risk of heart attack