Friday Five

Scientists on the brink of heart disease cure, 1m patients on hidden waiting list and retraining the brain to ease chronic back pain – this week’s Friday Five

Scientists ‘on brink’ of curing genetic heart disease Scientists believe they are only a few years away from finding a cure to genetic heart conditions that put 260,000 people in the UK at risk of sudden death each year. Researchers have been awarded £30m to develop the first ever cure for inherited heart muscle diseases…