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Heart failure (HF) is a condition in which a problem with the structure or function of the heart impairs its ability to supply sufficient blood flow to meet the body's needs. It should not be confused with cardiac arrest or myocardial infarction.
Study reveals inaccuracy of exercise test that could lead to unnecessary open heart surgeries

Study reveals inaccuracy of exercise test that could lead to unnecessary open heart surgeries

Patients enrolled in heart failure registry have lower risk of death, study finds

Patients enrolled in heart failure registry have lower risk of death, study finds

Initial diagnosis of acute kidney injury may be inaccurate for many patients, study suggests

Initial diagnosis of acute kidney injury may be inaccurate for many patients, study suggests

Scientists create organ-on-a-chip that can mimic heart's biomechanical properties

Scientists create organ-on-a-chip that can mimic heart's biomechanical properties

Community-based palliative care linked to reduction in ER visits for dying patients

Community-based palliative care linked to reduction in ER visits for dying patients

Research on repair of broken hearts hints at possibility of new designer cardiovascular therapies

Research on repair of broken hearts hints at possibility of new designer cardiovascular therapies

Supervised exercise training at moderate intensity improves prognosis for heart failure

Supervised exercise training at moderate intensity improves prognosis for heart failure

Medication adherence interventions can help avoid hospitalizations for heart disease patients

Medication adherence interventions can help avoid hospitalizations for heart disease patients

Transradial, same-day PCIs could save $300 million each year, research shows

Transradial, same-day PCIs could save $300 million each year, research shows

Researchers explore how patients with COPD, heart failure and heart attack fared in ICU

Researchers explore how patients with COPD, heart failure and heart attack fared in ICU

New guidelines provide expanded treatment options for millions of women living with heart failure

New guidelines provide expanded treatment options for millions of women living with heart failure

LHSNet focuses on improving patient-centered clinical care through translational research

LHSNet focuses on improving patient-centered clinical care through translational research

RTI study: Cardiovascular disease costs expected to reach $1.1 trillion in next two decades

RTI study: Cardiovascular disease costs expected to reach $1.1 trillion in next two decades

New bed sensors can warn older adults of impending heart problems

New bed sensors can warn older adults of impending heart problems

Endurance and strength training following TAVI improves patients' physical fitness, quality of life

Endurance and strength training following TAVI improves patients' physical fitness, quality of life

Cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator devices released by Boston Scientific

Cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator devices released by Boston Scientific

Scientists identify gene variants that predispose children to developing Kawasaki disease

Scientists identify gene variants that predispose children to developing Kawasaki disease

UCLA cardiology expert provides ten heart healthy tips for Valentine's Day

UCLA cardiology expert provides ten heart healthy tips for Valentine's Day

UTA researchers use novel technique to provide additional insight into heart failure

UTA researchers use novel technique to provide additional insight into heart failure

Novel cell therapy may repair heart damage using modified cells from facial muscle

Novel cell therapy may repair heart damage using modified cells from facial muscle