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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.
Experimental compound reduces destructive inflammation to improve stroke outcome

Experimental compound reduces destructive inflammation to improve stroke outcome

New integrated POC tool detects biomarkers of heart failure rapidly and precisely

New integrated POC tool detects biomarkers of heart failure rapidly and precisely

The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation awards grant to KI researchers

The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation awards grant to KI researchers

Researcher presents case study of asymptomatic patient with severe mitral regurgitation

Researcher presents case study of asymptomatic patient with severe mitral regurgitation

Novel stem cell therapy may transform current paradigms for treating heart failure patients

Novel stem cell therapy may transform current paradigms for treating heart failure patients

Obese patients more likely to develop rapid and irregular heart rate

Obese patients more likely to develop rapid and irregular heart rate

Study may change global guidelines for managing children with uncomplicated fever

Study may change global guidelines for managing children with uncomplicated fever

New machine learning method offers better way to detect heart disease

New machine learning method offers better way to detect heart disease

One class of diabetes drug not associated with reduced risk of death

One class of diabetes drug not associated with reduced risk of death

Two MDC researchers win ERC funding worth several million euros

Two MDC researchers win ERC funding worth several million euros

Experimental molecular therapy to block matrix-forming protein may prevent heart failure

Experimental molecular therapy to block matrix-forming protein may prevent heart failure

Research team identifies new mutation behind heart failure in South Asians

Research team identifies new mutation behind heart failure in South Asians

New system promises greater accuracy in determining heart transplant rejection and injury

New system promises greater accuracy in determining heart transplant rejection and injury

Researchers suggest alternative therapy for heart attack patients with beta blocker intolerance

Researchers suggest alternative therapy for heart attack patients with beta blocker intolerance

Exercise may be best defense for people with genetic predisposition to heart disease

Exercise may be best defense for people with genetic predisposition to heart disease

Women at highest risk for heart failure during postpartum period, study finds

Women at highest risk for heart failure during postpartum period, study finds

Cardiac fibroblasts contribute to heart disease

Cardiac fibroblasts contribute to heart disease

Chronic illnesses plus functional limitations increase death risk for older heart failure patients

Chronic illnesses plus functional limitations increase death risk for older heart failure patients

Bob and Corrine Frick's gift helps establish first center for heart failure and arrhythmia

Bob and Corrine Frick's gift helps establish first center for heart failure and arrhythmia

More vegetable intake linked to less carotid artery wall thickness among older women

More vegetable intake linked to less carotid artery wall thickness among older women