Heart patch helps stem cells Heart patch helps stem cells

Heart patch helps stem cells

Breathe life into dead tissue following a stroke or heart attack
"I’m excited about the endless possibilities that my work may make a large impact on people’s lives." "I’m excited about the endless possibilities that my work may make a large impact on people’s lives."

"I’m excited about the endless possibilities that my work may make a large impact on people’s lives."

A career in research gives Richard Tan a sense of purpose and drive.
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One in every 3 strokes

is linked to atrial fibrillation

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Are you interested in working at a centre of excellence in cardiovascular medical research? The Heart Research Institute is seeking motivated, results-focused PhD students to find new ways to prevent, detect and treat the world’s number one killer – cardiovascular disease.

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Protein is an essential part of helping you feel full and satisfied, and one of the best ways to getting back in control of your appetite is ensuring you’re eating protein-rich foods at each of your meals. So here are five protein-packed meals that you can throw together to help get you through the day!

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Want to help heart research? Donate blood

Our Thrombosis Group is conducting groundbreaking research to discover new ways to prevent heart attack and stroke, with the focus on blood clots. But to continue this vital work, we need your help.

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Moving around has big health benefits – and now we know how big

Pretty much everyone knows that taking exercise helps people stay in good health. It staves off chronic ailments like type 2 diabetes and heart disease and – maybe – helps us live longer.
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