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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.

World Heart Day!

World Heart Day!
HRI proudly celebrates ‘World Heart Day’ every year and is a chance for people across the globe to take part in the world's biggest intervention against cardiovascular disease (CVD). 
As you can see…. Hearts Matter! So make a change this World Heart Day. 
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Exercise and long term health

We have an aging population here in New Zealand (and throughout the Western World) and our inactivity and sedentary lifestyles are aging us faster than needs to be the case. Regular moderate exercise keeps us fit and strong enough to keep working and doing the things we love in our later years. We most often hear people talk about the benefits of cardiovascular exercise such as walking, jogging or cycling. But building our muscle strength is just as important.
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Drug Protects Heart Patients from Attacks

Drug Protects Heart Patients from Attacks
Heart attack survivors could live longer, healthier lives if given an arthritis drug found to dramatically reduce heart inflammation, world-first research shows. The study has revealed that an anti-inflammatory medication used to treat gout can also improve heart health in people who have suffered a heart attack or other major heart event.
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