R Ur Staff OK?

R UR Staff OK?
How can you support staff who have experienced a heart event or heart surgery return to work.

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Wrapping up 2022

As we roll into the new year, as a team we’ve been reflecting on what we are proud of and our best moments of 2022. We’ve done a L O T!! We thought it would be nice to share our best moments and what we are proud of for 2022 with our supporters! Nicci Dent

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Introducing Chloe Steele, our Heart Health Club Nutritionist

We are so excited to introduce Chloe Steele who will be sharing some fantastic information around nutrition and heart health to our Heart Health Club members. ​​​​Make sure you are signed up so you don’t miss out! With an MSc in Nutrition from the University of Middlesex in the UK, Chloe’s specialist interests include cardiovascular

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Heart Disease in Women – more common than you think.

In order to help raise much needed education within the community surrounding women’s heart health, Heart Research Australia organised Dr Monique Watts from Victoria Heart Cardiology in Melbourne to chat with Dr Terri Foran on the HealthEd podcast – Women’s and Children’s health. Dr Monique Watts is a heart failure cardiologist and specialist in women’s

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Where are they now?

About nine months ago, in a long gone world where we were allowed to be in a room with a group of other people… we had the privilege or spending an evening with some of our wonderful donors and their friends. Remember the good ol’ days…. If you’ve forgotten what it looked like having a

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What is a Heart Attack?

Each year, around 54,000 Australians suffer a heart attack. This equates to one heart attack every 9 minutes. Heart Research Australia has produced this episode to help people understand what a heart attack is, learn about the warning signs, and how a heart attack is treated. Heart Research Australia, in association with Royal North Shore Hospital and

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Research Update: Can being aware of your own stress lower your risk of heart attack?

Lead Researchers: Prof Geoff Tofler, A/Prof Tom Buckley Increasing evidence shows that heart attacks in some instances can be triggered by external factors such as heavy physical exertion, acute emotional stress, heavy meals, and respiratory infection. For instance, Professor Tofler’s group published their findings that respiratory infection acutely increases the relative risk of heart attack

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Research Update: Discovery of new mechanisms for coronary disease

Lead Researchers: Prof Gemma Figtree, Dr Kristen Bubb Professor Figtree’s team have established a large cohort study of patients who are at risk, or suffering from coronary artery disease. Patients volunteer, and consent to contribute a blood sample and their de-identified data to the study, allowing the team to study new mechanisms of coronary artery

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