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7 Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Immune System

Associate Professor Tom Buckley RN, PhD, has provided some tips on how to maintain a healthy immune system during this continuing COVID-19 crisis. Associate Professor Tom Buckley RN, PhD – Sydney Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney and Department of Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital. 7 tips for maintaining a healthy

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Heart Research Australia ambassadors working together

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

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Coronavirus COVID-19 and Cardiac Implications

NB: Information has been taken from the Australian Government Department of Health website as well as information released by the American College of Cardiology and is up-to-date as at the 10th March 2020.  Heart Research Australia stresses the importance of continually checking in with the Australian Government Department of Health website for updated information as

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Sun Run 2020

We did it!! The Heart Research Australia Crew turned up on a 30* day to run, walk, or a bit of both, 7km (some super keen ones doing 10km…..) from Dee Why to Manly, to raise awareness and funds for research into heart disease. A super early start but it was buzzing and we were

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Research To Prevent Cardiac Side Effects From Breast Cancer Treatment

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

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Cardiac Arrest

All the terminology surrounding heart incidences can get so confusing. For instance, what is the difference between a cardiac arrest and a heart attack?  Heart attacks are caused by a blockage that stops blood flow to the heart. A cardiac arrest is caused when the heart’s electrical system malfunctions. In cardiac arrest, death results when

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