Lowering high blood pressure is an effective way to reduce a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the future, according to a new study. Doctors already prescribe blood pressure-lowering drugs to reduce a person’s chance of having a life-threatening heart attack or stroke, but whether these drugs can help to stave off diabetes … Read more
NIHR-BHF news and events
The BHF are pleased to announce an upcoming call for applications to fund research into the use of advanced analytics to improve cardiovascular care delivery and outcomes in the NHS. A £1 million fund is available, and proposals for research projects lasting up to two years and costing up to £200,000 are invited. Proposals should … Read more
New artificial intelligence (AI) technology to scan for heightened blood vessel inflammation can calculate a person’s risk of death from COVID-19 and COVID-19 variants. The technology could be used to tailor their treatment and give them the best chance of recovery, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and presented today … Read more
Dr. Chris Miller, University of Manchester, was awarded an NIHR Advanced fellowship for £1.3m. This is an important milestone towards creation of the UK HFpEF registry, which will become the key platform for collaborative UK clinical and translational HFpEF research.