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I’m devastated’: Paul Davis’ disease has killed members of his family – an article in SMH about Heart Disease and Indigenous people

Paul Davis has never smoked or had high blood pressure and has tried to stay healthy, with his fitness peaking in the ’90s while playing five-eighth for the Balmain Tigers. But the 47-year-old now suffers from coronary heart disease as well as kidney disease – a stark reminder that even if all the traditional risk… Read more »

19 Nov 2018 | read more »

CVD Research funding for NSW

The NSW Government is to give $150 million AUD to cardiovascular research over the next 10 years to help tackle Australia’s biggest killer ! Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the record amount in the next NSW budget would start with a $60 million rollout to researchers over the next four years. “Heart disease remains Australia’s No.1… Read more »

4 Jun 2018 | read more »

CV Research article publiched in MJA

We draw your attention to the letter “The cardiovascular research crisis and what to do about it” published recently in the Medical Journal of Australia  Please click HERE to access the article and find out more.  If you have yet to renew your support and membership of the ACvA, please consider doing so now, so… Read more »

7 Jun 2017 | read more »

February Clinical Trials Workshop Announced

The CSANZ Clinical Trials Council is holding a workshop to discuss the establishment of clinical trials network to support  clinical trial collaboration across Australia and New Zealand. Date:  9th February 2017 Time:  9.00am – 5PM Venue:  AMREP Centre, 75 Commercial Rd Melbourne 3004 If you are actively involved in clinical trials OR interested in becoming… Read more »

13 Jan 2017 | read more »

Tom Marwick keeps the campaign against heart disease ticking

Click here to view Tom’s article that was published in The Australian today. Tom Marwick is a cardiologist, cardiovascular disease researcher and director of Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute as well as co-author of the report Change of Heart – Time to End Cardiovascular Complacency.  

10 Jan 2017 | read more »

ACvA Press Release: Supporting a Change of Heart

Australia’s cardiovascular specialists have welcomed a new report that shows Australia has become complacent about the impact of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The report calls for a fresh approach to treating our biggest killer, which includes diseases such as coronary heart disease, stroke and blood vessel disease. The report by the Baker IDI, Change of Heart:… Read more »

22 Nov 2016 | read more »