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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.

Dr Ben Rayner awarded Young Investigator Award at international meeting

Here at The Heart Research Institute we have always known that we have some of the most hard working and gifted scientists and researchers in the field. For that reason it is particularly encouraging when this effort and talent gets acknowledged.

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"My dad had his first major heart attack at 26"

"My dad had his first major heart attack at 26"

Then at 37 had such a severe one he lay dead the beach for 40 minutes while his friends worked on him tirelessly. They flew a helicopter in and, just when they told my mum there was nothing more they could do, they got a faint pulse.

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