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Every day brings us closer to finding a cure for cardiovascular disease - Australia's number one killer. Here is the latest from our research laboratories.

Australian scientists pursue implant ‘Holy Grail’

Australian scientists pursue implant ‘Holy Grail’

In a world-first discovery, scientists at the Heart Research Institute in Sydney have developed a high-tech coating that regulates the body’s often severe immune response to synthetic implants. This brings us one step closer to an exciting future where the human body does not reject lifesaving coronary bypass implants. 

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Dr Steven Wise wins prestigious NHMRC award

Dr Steven Wise wins prestigious NHMRC award

Dr Steven Wise has been presented the prestigious NHMRC Marshall and Warren Award, for the best highly innovative and potentially transformative grant from among all the applications nominated for this award in the 2018 NHMRC Project Grants.

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How to set up your own exercise program

How to set up your own exercise program

Working out at home or at work – and giving your heart health a boost – has never been easier. With so much information available, from fitness apps for your smartphone to articles and videos on the Internet, it’s almost like having a personal trainer on call.

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Feta, tomato and basil stacks

Feta, tomato and basil stacks
Make your snacks count. Maximise your intake of heart-healthy nutrients like antioxidants and fibre by choosing fruit and vegetables as your first option. 
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