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Every day brings us closer to finding a cure for cardiovascular disease - the UK's number one killer. Here is the latest from our research laboratories.

John's story: A breakthrough that will save lives

John's story: A breakthrough that will save lives
John and his family know the impact that heart disease has on loved ones. They also know how important research is in saving lives. In 1990, John was suffering from severe heart pain, which in his own words, “just about put me on my knees”. 
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Are you stuck in an exercise rut?

Are you stuck in an exercise rut?

Summer is coming to an end and for many of us the sun is also setting on those New Year resolutions we enthusiastically planned. We often start the year with the best intentions of improving our health and fitness, but life gets busy. 

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Investigating new therapies that can prevent blood clotting

Investigating new therapies that can prevent blood clotting
Our Thrombosis Group has been investigating new therapies that can prevent blood clotting without increased bleeding.
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How To Adopt Healthier Behaviour

How To Adopt Healthier Behaviour

Can you train yourself to change your behaviour? Absolutely.

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Lowering sugar intake could have potential in fighting obesity

Lowering sugar intake could have potential in fighting obesity
We have a growing weight problem in the UK. Obesity levels have more than trebled in the last 30 years, and current estimates suggest more than half the population could be obese by 2050. While part of the problem is a lack of physical activity, there is also a need reduce our sugar and fat intake.
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