Cardiovascular disease kills more Australians than any other illness. In Australia alone, 125 people die from cardiovascular disease every day.
At the Heart Research Institute, our mission is to improve health by understanding the causes and complications of cardiovascular diseases.
And we couldn't do it without you.
Your donation allows us to continue our groundbreaking work to prevent, detect and treat cardiovascular disease. It provides us with an independent source of funding in an unpredictable funding environment. It brings our scientists closer to understanding the causes of cardiovascular disease.
90 per cent of Australians have one modifiable risk factor for heart disease. We're investing in a future free from cardiovascular disease.
Cardiovascular disease affects 2 in 3 families and tears families apart. Early detection can mean the difference between life and death.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Australia, killing 125 people every day. Today's research is tomorrow's cure.
HRI researchers have developed a simple test to predict diabetes more than a decade before it strikes, a breakthrough that could help ease the impending diabetes epidemic. The team has uncovered an important molecule found in liver fat that can identify who is most at risk of developing diabetes and other cardio-metabolic disorders like liver disease.
Ask yourself, “If you only had the energy to focus on the one aspect of nutrition that would give you the largest return on investment, what would that area be?”
If you can’t answer that question, read on.