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News: heart disease and ailing doctors

Imperial scientists report progress towards more accurate genetic diagnosis, and a study suggests that complaints procedures are causing psychological illness in doctors. (Extract 1 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 21 January 2015)

4mins

21 Jan 2015

Rank #1

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Readmissions in patients with heart failure: predictors, patterns and controversies

Alex Bottle, Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics, Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College. Part of the Department of Primary Care and Public Health Seminar Programme. 25 June 2014.

43mins

7 Jul 2014

Rank #2

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Lab-grown human heart cells could mean fewer animals used in research

Dr Cesare Terracciano explains how better methods for growing heart cells in the lab could reduce the need to use animals in research on new drugs

26 Feb 2014

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Exploring the amazing heart: devil in detail, heaven in integration

Professor Peter Kohl from the National Heart and Lung Institute presents his inaugural lecture.

56mins

26 Nov 2013

Rank #4

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Aircraft noise and cardiovascular disease near Heathrow airport

Researchers at Imperial College London found that aircraft noise is linked to higher risks of stroke, heart and circulatory disease.

3mins

9 Oct 2013

Rank #5

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Heart failure gene therapy

Animation showing how a gene therapy developed at Imperial will be delivered to patients with heart failure, with the aim of improving the heart's performance. Courtesy of Celladon.

1min

13 May 2013

Rank #6

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Does Higher Quality Primary Healthcare Reduce Admissions for Heart Failure? A National Observational Study

Dr Rachel Brettell, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London. Part of the Department of Primary Care and Public Health Seminar Programme. 11th July 2012.

20mins

24 Jul 2012

Rank #7

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Extract 2 of 5 - Imperial College podcast 12 October 2011

Recent happenings from the College, including the genetic cause cardiac hypertrophy, the thickening of the walls of the heart and the news that Imperial and Kings College London have joined the Francis Crick Institute

4mins

13 Oct 2011

Rank #8

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British Heart Foundation research image competition 2011: Looking for the source – propagation

This video shows a wave of electrical activity spreading across the heart of a patient with congenital heart disease. The 3D reconstruction of the heart is produced using cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging.

17 Jun 2011

Rank #9

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British Heart Foundation research image competition 2011: Streamlined (movie category winner)

The onset of coronary heart disease partly depends on the movement of blood in the arteries. This moving representation of blood flow is from a research group which uses advanced computer techniques to try to solve medical problems.

1min

16 Jun 2011

Rank #10