heart attack

A flexible polymer patch, co-funded by the British Heart Foundation has been developed by researchers at the Imperial College London and the University of New South Wales to improve the conduction of electrical impulses across damaged heart tissue. Read more


A team of researchers at Manchester University has developed a tiny electric sensor, which could potentially improve patient survival rates by telling doctors if a person has had a heart attack. Read more


Royal Philips has launched of a new handheld blood test, the Minicare I-20 system, for rapid diagnosis of a heart attack at the point of care Read more


Tesco has placed over 900 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in its stores as part of Arrhythmia Alliance's defibs save lives campaign Read more