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  1. Medical tests

    16 Aug 2018

    Medical tests include health checks, screening programs, cervical screening test, pregnancy test, blood tests and non-surgical tests...

  2. Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

    19 Jun 2019

    Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is characterised by attacks of rapid heart rate or tachycardia...

  3. Heart disorders (acquired) - children

    19 Jun 2019

    Some children acquire a heart problem after an illness in childhood, and this is called an acquired heart defect...

  4. Heart disease - enlarged heart

    09 Mar 2018

    An enlarged heart isn?t a condition in itself, but a symptom of an underlying problem that is causing the heart to work harder than normal...

  5. Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

    09 Mar 2018

    A transient ischaemic attack (sometimes called a mini-stroke) is a warning that a stroke may follow, and requires urgent medical attention...

  6. Marfan syndrome

    04 Jul 2019

    Some people may not realise they have Marfan syndrome, because their features are either mild or not obvious...

  7. ECG test

    20 Jun 2018

    A doctor may recommend an electrocardiogram for patients who may be at risk of heart disease because of family history, smoking, overweight, diabetes or other conditions...

  8. Pericarditis

    12 Dec 2018

    Pericarditis symptoms may be similar to those of heart attack and include chest pain and abnormal heart rhythms...

  9. Heart conditions - atrial fibrillation

    23 May 2018

    Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a type of arrhythmia, which means that the heart beats fast and abnormally...

  10. Aortic stenosis

    19 Dec 2018

    Aortic stenosis may be congenital (present from before birth), but is often diagnosed during teenage years...