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Charity Challenge Golf Day – 13 August

“A hole in One” to save Hearts Heart Research Australia’s annual Charity Challenge Golf Day is taking place at Long Reef Golf Club on the 13th August. This elite club is a Championship Par 71 golf course with manicured fairways and greens and offers beautiful views of the northern beaches. The day has been designed for

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Ladies Day – Northern Suburbs Rugby

Join Heart Research Australia at Northern Suburb Rugby’s popular Ladies Day! Save the date for the most anticipated and premier ladies day event on the social calendar for 2017, featuring live music, fashion on the field and some good rugby! Date: 16 June 2018 Where: North Sydney Oval, 2 Fig Tree Lane, North Sydney Dress: Picnic

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Developing 3D printed ‘replacement parts’ for heart attack patients

In Australia, someone experiences a heart attack every 10 minutes and as a consequence, a quarter of these patients will develop heart failure. For patients who develop end-stage heart failure, there is no real treatment. Dr Carmine Gentile’s research involves working closely with cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to identify the best way to provide 3D

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Heart Healthy Recipe: Berry Muffins

Makes: 12 muffins Ingredients: 1 2/3 cups rolled oats 3 ripe bananas 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup flaxseed ground 2 tbsp rolled oats (for topping) 1 cup frozen berries Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees

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Using fat cells from liposuction to repair heart cells

Last year, Dr Yu Suk Choi made a breakthrough finding which will help stiffened heart muscles due to a heart attack restore themselves to healthy cells, giving heart attack patients new hope of a better recovery. “Stem cells derived from fat have a surprising trick up their sleeve – when encouraged to develop on a

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Are family members of patients at an increased risk of heart attack?

Each year approximately 10 million hospitalisations occur in Australia*. Hospitalisation and its aftermath can be very stressful for family members of patients, particularly if the patient’s admission is unexpected. While studies have identified increased anxiety, depression, anger and sleep disturbance among family members, little is known about the impact that this stress can have on

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