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The Heart Foundation Alumni Program

The Heart Foundation Alumni Program

The Heart Foundation Alumni Program

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Research Directory

Research Directory

GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FUNDERS FORUM

GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FUNDERS FORUM

GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FUNDERS FORUM

FACILITATING INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL TRIALS ...

Collaboration and Exchange Award

Collaboration and Exchange Award

Heart Foundation Research Award Recipients

Heart Foundation Research Award Recipients

Explore our research award recipients and projects...

Managing your funding

Managing your funding

Managing your funding

Resources to help manage your grant, scholarship or fellowship....

Future Leader Fellowship

Future Leader Fellowship

Stipend and project support funding for the best and brightest in cardiovascular research. ...

NSW Cardiovascular Research Network

NSW Cardiovascular Research Network

NSW Cardiovascular Research Network

Encouraging cardiovascular research excellence in NSW ...

Improving screening and management of women with cardio-metabolic conditions during pregnancy

Improving screening and management of women with cardio-metabolic conditions during pregnancy

Associate Professor Lisa Moran, Institution: Monash University...

Queensland Cardiovascular Research Network

Queensland Cardiovascular Research Network

Queensland Cardiovascular Research Network

QCVRN provides a framework to strengthen cardiovascular research in Queensland...

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

If you're 45 and over, or 30 and over if you're of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you should book your Heart Health Check today...

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

The power of your ongoing support can help save lives and keep more families together. Help us continue to fund promising heart research projects by donating today. ...

Health Professional Tools

Health Professional Tools

Health Professional Tools

Guidelines, publications and support for the health professional community....

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Heart Health Check Toolkit

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Strawberry fields oats

Strawberry fields oats

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Serves 2

Cholesterol and heart disease (animation)

Cholesterol and heart disease (animation)

Patient-friendly animation to explain high cholesterol ...

New strategies to treat & prevent the serious irregular heart rhythm condition - atrial fibrillation

New strategies to treat & prevent the serious irregular heart rhythm condition - atrial fibrillation

Professor Julie McMullen, Institution: Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute...

Heart Foundation reviews its operations in challenging financial environment

Heart Foundation reviews its operations in challenging financial environment

Heart Foundation reviews its operations in challenging financial environment

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Absolute CVD risk calculator

Absolute CVD risk calculator

The Absolute CVD risk calculator estimates the likelihood of having a heart attack or stroke in the next five years....

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Grilled haloumi and crunchy green salad

Grilled haloumi and crunchy green salad

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Serves 4 (as a side)

Your heart medicines

Your heart medicines

Your heart medicines

Information about commonly prescribed heart medicines. ...

Heart attack recovery – your first month

Heart attack recovery – your first month

Heart attack recovery – your first month

Explore the Heart Foundation’s guide on what to expect in the first month after your heart attack. ...

Physical activity in the workplace

Physical activity in the workplace

Physical activity in the workplace

Resources to help you create a more physically active workplace....

What is heart disease?

What is heart disease?

What is heart disease?

Heart disease is the broad term for conditions that affect the structure and function of the heart muscle. ...

Blueberry chia pot

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What is an arrhythmia?

What is an arrhythmia?

What is an arrhythmia?

Arrhythmia is a fault in the heart’s electrical system, which affects your heart’s pumping rhythm....

Heart Foundation congratulates Imelda Lynch on appointment to Ministerial research advisory board

Heart Foundation congratulates Imelda Lynch on appointment to Ministerial research advisory board

Heart Foundation congratulates Imelda Lynch on appointment to Ministerial research advisory board

Media Release - 28 September 2021...

What is coronary heart disease?

What is coronary heart disease?

What is coronary heart disease?

Coronary heart disease (CHD) or coronary artery disease occurs when a coronary artery clogs and narrows because of a buildup of plaque....

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Jaxson skips through a bucket list of Sydney landmarks

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Q&A with Associate Professor Gary Sacks

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Research connect newsletter

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The Research Connect Newsletter provides monthly updates on the Heart Foundation Research Program....

Are you at risk of heart disease?

Are you at risk of heart disease?

Are you at risk of heart disease?

There is no single cause for any one heart condition, but there are risk factors that increase your chance of developing one. ...

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Blood tests for heart disease

Blood tests for heart disease

Blood tests can measure the levels of substances such as blood fat to show if, and how much of, your heart has been damaged....

Taking your heart medicines

Taking your heart medicines

Taking your heart medicines

Know what your heart medicines are for and how to take them. ...

Heart Foundation recipes

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10 ways to get the right balance of fats 

10 ways to get the right balance of fats 

10 ways to get the right balance of fats 

Getting the right balance of fats in your diet can improve your heart health....

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Dynamic Chemical Imaging

Dr Varun Sharma, Institution: The University of Melbourne...

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Physical activity resources

Physical activity resources

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Heart failure resources for patients

Heart failure resources for patients

Educate your patients on everything they need to know about heart failure and managing their condition ...