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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.
Scientists aim to offer better treatment for acute heart failure using ultrasound evaluation

Scientists aim to offer better treatment for acute heart failure using ultrasound evaluation

Researchers to create new information technology for helping older adults with heart failure

Researchers to create new information technology for helping older adults with heart failure

Hospitals may be unfairly penalized for readmission of heart attack patients, study suggests

Hospitals may be unfairly penalized for readmission of heart attack patients, study suggests

Whole-exome sequencing may routinely miss detecting some disease-causing genes, say researchers

Whole-exome sequencing may routinely miss detecting some disease-causing genes, say researchers

Scientists receive $2.8 million federal grant for diabetic cardiomyopathy research

Scientists receive $2.8 million federal grant for diabetic cardiomyopathy research

New article finds rising trend in hospitalization for hypertensive emergency with reduction in mortality

New article finds rising trend in hospitalization for hypertensive emergency with reduction in mortality

Drinking beetroot juice before working out makes aging brain look younger

Drinking beetroot juice before working out makes aging brain look younger

AATS guidelines offer clear recommendations for treating ischemic mitral regurgitation

AATS guidelines offer clear recommendations for treating ischemic mitral regurgitation

Reduced kidney function is major contributor of cardiovascular deaths

Reduced kidney function is major contributor of cardiovascular deaths

Chagas disease confirmed as 'silent killer' in first large-scale US survey

Chagas disease confirmed as 'silent killer' in first large-scale US survey

‘Vertical integration’ of healthcare leads to fewer hospital readmissions

‘Vertical integration’ of healthcare leads to fewer hospital readmissions

Researchers correct Duchenne muscular dystrophy using gene-editing alternative

Researchers correct Duchenne muscular dystrophy using gene-editing alternative

Investigational device aims to minimize risk of cerebral damage during TAVR

Investigational device aims to minimize risk of cerebral damage during TAVR

VUMC reaches major milestone by completing 1,000 heart transplantations

VUMC reaches major milestone by completing 1,000 heart transplantations

Greater body surface area linked to increased risk of atrial fibrillation in women

Greater body surface area linked to increased risk of atrial fibrillation in women

Study compares burden of adverse events in patients implanted with HeartMate 3 and Heartmate II

Study compares burden of adverse events in patients implanted with HeartMate 3 and Heartmate II

Tumor necrosis factor may help control blood pressure, study suggests

Tumor necrosis factor may help control blood pressure, study suggests

New finding on key protein opens door to potential therapies for chronic illnesses

New finding on key protein opens door to potential therapies for chronic illnesses

Scientists find new drug target to improve cardiac output in heart failure patients

Scientists find new drug target to improve cardiac output in heart failure patients

Five simple tests provide more accurate assessment of heart-disease risk

Five simple tests provide more accurate assessment of heart-disease risk