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Research changes lives

With your help, Heart & Stroke has been leading advances in heart and brain health for more than 60 years.

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The impact

From the prevention of disease to the development of life-saving interventions to the transformation of rehabilitation, our research is truly life changing.

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Our latest research

  • A breakthrough brings hope for preventing heart failure

    A breakthrough brings hope for preventing heart failure

  • Research awards will support Indigenous women’s health

    Research awards will support Indigenous women’s health

  • Dr. Eric Smith’s work on stroke could help us prevent dementia

    Dr. Eric Smith’s work on stroke could help us prevent dementia

  • Game-changing research will reduce women’s risks

    Game-changing research will reduce women’s risks

  • How do you treat a stroke that happened during sleep?

    How do you treat a stroke that happened during sleep?

  • How viruses can trigger heart damage

    How viruses can trigger heart damage

Research in action

Heart & Stroke donors and volunteers have been fueling medical breakthroughs for over six decades.

$1.55B
invested in research since 1952
75%
decline in heart and stroke disease death rate since 1952
750
researchers currently funded across Canada
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