Heart disease statistics
Trusted information on heart and cardiovascular disease statistics, plus links to trusted resources.
5 heart health myths, busted
Heart disease is the leading underlying cause of death in Australia. Knowing how to look after your heart is essential, but there's a lot of misinformation out there.
Heart disease surgery
Trusted information about heart disease surgery from leading Australian health organisations, including links to cardiovascular disease.
Statins are medicines used to lower cholesterol. They are recommended for people who are at risk of cardiovascular disease. Find out more about how statins work.
Heart problems and cardiovascular health
Trusted information on heart and cardiovascular health, plus links to trusted resources.
Your body's circulatory system comprises the blood, heart and blood vessels. It moves oxygen and nutrients around the body, and removes carbon dioxide. Find out more, including about the problems that can occur.
Blood and blood vessels
Blood, the heart and the vessels that carry blood around the body together make up the cardiovascular system. Learn more about how it functions and related conditions.
Heart attack diagnosis
With a heart attack, every minute counts. Know the warning signs of a heart attack and what to do if you or someone around you experience the warning signs.
Heart failure diagnosis
There are a number of common symptoms of heart failure or chronic heart failure. If your doctor thinks you may have heart failure, you will probably need to have tests to find out more.
An angiogram is a test used to help detect abnormal blood vessels, clots and other problems. Learn more about angiograms including what to expect.