Heart failure 'a burden' on Wales

British Heart Foundation warns that the 'burden' of heart failure on Wales should not be underestimated, despite heart disease deaths falling. More people are surviving heart attacks but are then living with damaged hearts.

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  1. Lorna Prichard

Heart disease deaths half, but heart failure persists

The number of people dying from a heart attack has halved in the past 30 years, with more people than ever before surviving an attack - but heart disease is still a life-changing condition.

Now there are hopes that a new research programme might identify ways in which the body is able to do more to help repair itself.

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