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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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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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