Child screening for cholesterol to find FH
A story featuring HEART UK's call to screen children at an early age along with the McKenzie family from Cornwall was a major feature in the Mail on Sunday on 6th October 2019. Read the full story here.
We are recruiting a voluntary chair position to join our Board of Trustees
We are looking to recruit a voluntary chair position to join our Board of Trustees, this is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the work of HEART UK. We are looking for someone with experience of chairing meetings and organisations from any age or background.
HEART UK latest radio advert
We have teamed up with a leading healthcare communications agency to create a unique radio commercial that is being used to highlight the fact that a large amount of the female population is continuing to dismiss common symptoms of this condition until it’s too late.
‘LuvDub’ aired recently on Global Radio stations and on digital station Mi-Soul.
Gene associated with bad cholesterol linked to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease
Researchers in the US have linked high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) to the risk of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
In the study, researchers looked at the levels of cholesterol in the blood of people with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and healthy volunteers.
The team found that people with elevated levels of LDL cholesterol, sometimes called ‘bad’ cholesterol, are linked to the risk of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
What the London Marathon means to me
We were very lucky to have 26 Virgin London Marathon Runners who completed the course successfully this year. It’s such an incredibly positive day, with so much good being done, not least of which over 40,000 runners achieve their goal to run the London marathon. The day means so much to HEART UK and helps us in many ways.
Get cooking with the kids over Easter…
I was recently asked by a journalist, “If you could only recommend one thing to improve your health today, what would it be and why?” My response? Learn to cook for a heart healthy diet.
Eggs and Cardiovascular Disease – What’s the Story?
Easter is around the corner and what do we typically associate this occasion with? Eggs!
Lynne Garton joins HEART UK fight against heart disease and high cholesterol
Hello, I’m Lynne and I’m delighted to have joined the HEART UK team as one of their Dietetic Advisor’s. Since I’ve started, it’s been a busy couple of months getting to know everyone and learning all about the charity’s fantastic work. I’m absolutely thrilled to be working alongside such awesome, dedicated and enthusiastic people.