The evolution of blood glucose monitors

A wide range of monitors to test blood glucose levels and unequal access results in sometimes uncertain self-management

Clinical research gets creative

Of the 281,000 registered clinical studies recorded worldwide by Statista this year, thousands are of cardiovascular disease which accounts for 31 per cent of all global deaths

Heart mission: tackling causes and finding cures

We’ve made tremendous progress in transforming the lives of people living with heart and circulatory diseases

Omron intelli wrap cuff technology and hypertension


High blood pressure or hypertension affects more than a quarter of the general population and up to half of all people aged 70 and older, but regular and accurate home monitoring can help

7 ways to minimise risk of stroke

From genes and gender to age and fitness, whether you smoke or drink, or have other medical conditions, there are many factors which can increase your risk of stroke. Victoria Lambert suggests ways of minimising the risk

Know the risks and be healthy

Heart disease doesn’t have to be a killer. Liz Bestic finds out what can be done to minimise the risks

Treat the heart holistically

Treating cardiovascular diseases and the risks of suffering heart problems should be liberated from isolated health silos, writes Joshi Herrmann

Avoiding risks to prevent stroke

Stroke is a largely preventable disease; its risk factors are well known and many are related to modern lifestyles, writes Victoria Lambert