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Making a difference stories

Learn how our work, shaped and funded by the public, saves lives and improves the quality of life of patients,  service users, carers and communities. 

These are the stories of the impact of our research on health, science and the UK economy. 

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Preventing early heart disease in high-risk patients

Use of new software developed with NIHR funding is identifying more patients at high risk of early heart disease and heart attacks. Earlier diagnosis and treatment are saving lives and shaping healthcare policy.