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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.
Weight history at ages 20 and 40 could help predict patients' future risk of heart failure

Weight history at ages 20 and 40 could help predict patients' future risk of heart failure

FDA issues warning letter to Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical involved in valsartan recall

FDA issues warning letter to Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical involved in valsartan recall

Low-salt diet may be more beneficial for females than males

Low-salt diet may be more beneficial for females than males

Researchers compare health outcomes for VA and non-VA hospitals

Researchers compare health outcomes for VA and non-VA hospitals

Annual flu shot can save lives of heart failure patients

Annual flu shot can save lives of heart failure patients

Statins associated with low risk of side effects

Statins associated with low risk of side effects

Xenotransplantation - Pig heart transplants keep baboons alive

Xenotransplantation - Pig heart transplants keep baboons alive

App that could detect level of anemia by looking at fingernails

App that could detect level of anemia by looking at fingernails

Cancer patients who take beta-blocker along with breast cancer drug have less heart damage

Cancer patients who take beta-blocker along with breast cancer drug have less heart damage

Scientists find link between dietary salt intake and risk of developing common heart condition

Scientists find link between dietary salt intake and risk of developing common heart condition

Biosense Webster treats first patient in U.S. IDE study of HELIOSTAR RF Balloon Ablation Catheter

Biosense Webster treats first patient in U.S. IDE study of HELIOSTAR RF Balloon Ablation Catheter

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Full marathons may increase concentrations of biomarkers of cardiac strain

Full marathons may increase concentrations of biomarkers of cardiac strain

Pregnancy losses may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

Pregnancy losses may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

Curry spice may improve exercise intolerance related to heart failure

Curry spice may improve exercise intolerance related to heart failure

Second ACC Asia Conference to be held in Shanghai from November 30 to December 2, 2018

Second ACC Asia Conference to be held in Shanghai from November 30 to December 2, 2018

Botulinum toxin injections show promise to suppress postoperative atrial fibrillation

Botulinum toxin injections show promise to suppress postoperative atrial fibrillation

Home blood pressure checks are more accurate than office BP assessments

Home blood pressure checks are more accurate than office BP assessments

Study: One in five young adults in India has hypertension

Study: One in five young adults in India has hypertension

Gut protein mutations protect against spikes in blood glucose levels

Gut protein mutations protect against spikes in blood glucose levels