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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.
Quitting methamphetamine use can prevent drug-related heart damage

Quitting methamphetamine use can prevent drug-related heart damage

Beta blockers may not benefit some heart attack patients

Beta blockers may not benefit some heart attack patients

Study examines relationship between statin use and heart structure, function

Study examines relationship between statin use and heart structure, function

Scientists discover receptor protein that promotes chronic heart failure

Scientists discover receptor protein that promotes chronic heart failure

Particulate matter from diesel vehicles linked to heart damage

Particulate matter from diesel vehicles linked to heart damage

Stem cell therapy using Helix transendocardial delivery system provides better results, study shows

Stem cell therapy using Helix transendocardial delivery system provides better results, study shows

Scientists identify ten new genetic variants linked to cardiac structure and function

Scientists identify ten new genetic variants linked to cardiac structure and function

Moderate chocolate intake linked to lower risk of atrial fibrillation

Moderate chocolate intake linked to lower risk of atrial fibrillation

Obstructive sleep apnea linked to increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation

Obstructive sleep apnea linked to increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation

Pitt scientists discover genes responsible for severe congenital heart disease

Pitt scientists discover genes responsible for severe congenital heart disease

Preterm infants have higher risk of heart failure than babies born at full term

Preterm infants have higher risk of heart failure than babies born at full term

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Researchers develop new biomedical polymer to treat atherosclerosis

Researchers develop new biomedical polymer to treat atherosclerosis

Exercise therapy found to have positive effects for patients with chronic diseases

Exercise therapy found to have positive effects for patients with chronic diseases

Novel tablet shows potential to help heart failure patients manage their condition

Novel tablet shows potential to help heart failure patients manage their condition

Study identifies heart failure and stroke as lethal combination

Study identifies heart failure and stroke as lethal combination

EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017 to showcase holographic cardiac imaging and other innovations

EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017 to showcase holographic cardiac imaging and other innovations

No such thing as “healthy obesity,” say experts

No such thing as “healthy obesity,” say experts

University of Guelph researcher discovers effective way to treat shortness of breath in heart failure

University of Guelph researcher discovers effective way to treat shortness of breath in heart failure

European researchers set up new network to boost use of MRI biomarkers in managing kidney disease

European researchers set up new network to boost use of MRI biomarkers in managing kidney disease