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

HRI researchers pioneer new approach to mend broken hearts

HRI researchers pioneer new approach to mend broken hearts

A printer that builds beating 3D hearts in a laboratory could soon be saving the lives of heart attack patients if a pioneering trial proves successful. The Heart Research Institute has bought a 3D bio-printer to engineer human heart tissue that can be stuck directly to a damaged organ following an attack. 

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12 healthy food hacks for summer

12 healthy food hacks for summer

With the arrival of a fresh season, we often start thinking about shedding excess kilos as we awaken from hibernation. I was chatting to a client this week about little tips she could do to make a healthy eating work for her. “These are such great hacks” she said.

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Pedalling for a purpose: crew cycle 'across' Atlantic Ocean

Pedalling for a purpose: crew cycle 'across' Atlantic Ocean

An ambitious crew are attempting to cycle across the Atlantic Ocean to raise funds for the Heart Research Institute.The 12-person crew will take turns on a stationary bike in order to pedal their way from the Netherlands to the island of St. Maarten in the Dutch Caribbean, a total of 4,736 nautical miles (8,771 kilometres). 

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