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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.
Cardiac stem cells from young hearts can make older hearts young, study says

Cardiac stem cells from young hearts can make older hearts young, study says

Researchers hint at experimental molecular treatment for heart failure

Researchers hint at experimental molecular treatment for heart failure

Researchers uncover novel role for Gata4 in reducing post-heart attack fibrosis

Researchers uncover novel role for Gata4 in reducing post-heart attack fibrosis

SBIR Fast-Track grant to fund study on new drug that targets cardiovascular diseases

SBIR Fast-Track grant to fund study on new drug that targets cardiovascular diseases

Cardiac stem cell infusions could help reverse aging process in the heart, study shows

Cardiac stem cell infusions could help reverse aging process in the heart, study shows

Obesity and depression are entwined, yet scientists don’t know why

Obesity and depression are entwined, yet scientists don’t know why

Asthma, more deadly with age, takes heavy toll on older adults

Asthma, more deadly with age, takes heavy toll on older adults

An exercise pill for heart failure patients

An exercise pill for heart failure patients

Hospitals slashed use of two heart drugs after huge price hikes

Hospitals slashed use of two heart drugs after huge price hikes

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center named one of nation's best hospitals for 2017–18

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center named one of nation's best hospitals for 2017–18

Some people better than others at recovering from wounded heart, says USC study

Some people better than others at recovering from wounded heart, says USC study

Gestational exposure to diesel exhaust could increase susceptibility to adult heart failure

Gestational exposure to diesel exhaust could increase susceptibility to adult heart failure

Modifying gene expression may provide path to preventive treatments for heart failure, study suggests

Modifying gene expression may provide path to preventive treatments for heart failure, study suggests

Under Trump, hospitals face same penalties embraced by Obama

Under Trump, hospitals face same penalties embraced by Obama

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Takeda and Cardurion announce creation of new cardiovascular development partnership

Takeda and Cardurion announce creation of new cardiovascular development partnership

Natural compounds in thyme and oregano may offer treatment for cachexia

Natural compounds in thyme and oregano may offer treatment for cachexia

Identification of risk factors, beginning early interventions can prevent heart failure progression

Identification of risk factors, beginning early interventions can prevent heart failure progression

WPI researchers receive NIH grant to develop heart muscle patch using biopolymer microthreads

WPI researchers receive NIH grant to develop heart muscle patch using biopolymer microthreads

Study finds increased risk of death in patients who develop depression after heart disease diagnosis

Study finds increased risk of death in patients who develop depression after heart disease diagnosis