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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.
Enzyme discovery provides new horizon of therapeutic opportunities across disease spectrum

Enzyme discovery provides new horizon of therapeutic opportunities across disease spectrum

Study finds higher risks for asymptomatic paroxysmal AF patients

Study finds higher risks for asymptomatic paroxysmal AF patients

New high-sensitivity blood tests could aid faster diagnosis and treatment for heart attack

New high-sensitivity blood tests could aid faster diagnosis and treatment for heart attack

Heart failure patients who have anorexia have worse prognosis

Heart failure patients who have anorexia have worse prognosis

New analysis highlights need for protective therapy to reduce risk of repeat heart attacks

New analysis highlights need for protective therapy to reduce risk of repeat heart attacks

For elder health, trips to the ER are often a tipping point

For elder health, trips to the ER are often a tipping point

Human cardiac-muscle patches  improve recovery from heart attack injury

Human cardiac-muscle patches  improve recovery from heart attack injury

Ibuprofen intake could be leading to male infertility

Ibuprofen intake could be leading to male infertility

Never too late to reverse cardiac effects of sedentary aging

Never too late to reverse cardiac effects of sedentary aging

Researchers discover why exercise is good and high blood pressure is bad for the heart

Researchers discover why exercise is good and high blood pressure is bad for the heart

Neighborhood factors may play role in influencing heart failure risk

Neighborhood factors may play role in influencing heart failure risk

Exercise training may help middle-aged people to reduce heart failure risk from sedentary lifestyle

Exercise training may help middle-aged people to reduce heart failure risk from sedentary lifestyle

Obese adolescents show improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors after bariatric surgery

Obese adolescents show improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors after bariatric surgery

Study identifies how excess fat disrupts heart cells' ability to produce energy

Study identifies how excess fat disrupts heart cells' ability to produce energy

Adrenomedullin could serve as biomarker, therapeutic target in disorders caused by leaky blood vessels

Adrenomedullin could serve as biomarker, therapeutic target in disorders caused by leaky blood vessels

Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care

Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care

Women undergoing hysterectomy have risk of long-term disease, study shows

Women undergoing hysterectomy have risk of long-term disease, study shows

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Japanese researchers propose new diagnostic criteria and treatment guidelines for thyroid storm

Japanese researchers propose new diagnostic criteria and treatment guidelines for thyroid storm