Every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from heart disease. We're investing in a future free from cardiovascular disease.
One in 20 New Zealanders have been diagnosed with heart disease. Early detection can mean the difference between life and death.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in New Zealand. Today's research is tomorrow's cure.
HRI researchers have developed a simple test to predict diabetes more than a decade before it strikes, a breakthrough that could help ease the impending diabetes epidemic. The team has uncovered an important molecule found in liver fat that can identify who is most at risk of developing diabetes and other cardio-metabolic disorders like liver disease.
Ask yourself, “If you only had the energy to focus on the one aspect of nutrition that would give you the largest return on investment, what would that area be?”
If you can’t answer that question, read on.
The Heart Research Institute (NZ) is a registered charity in New Zealand and funds vital research into the World’s Number 1 killer - Cardiovascular disease. Donations to The Heart Research Institute (NZ) do not go towards the NZ Heart Foundation.
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2, 3 NZ Health Survey: Annual update 2013-2014, Ministry of Health.