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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.
Blood levels of thyroid hormone may help identify individuals at risk for irregular heartbeat

Blood levels of thyroid hormone may help identify individuals at risk for irregular heartbeat

African Americans have shorter lifespan because of heart disease and stroke

African Americans have shorter lifespan because of heart disease and stroke

Study identifies predictors of poor outcomes in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients

Study identifies predictors of poor outcomes in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients

NAFLD linked to higher cardiovascular risk in women, but not in men

NAFLD linked to higher cardiovascular risk in women, but not in men

Amid for-profit surge, rural hospice has offered free care for 40 years

Amid for-profit surge, rural hospice has offered free care for 40 years

Researchers examine how palliative care impacts heart failure patients

Researchers examine how palliative care impacts heart failure patients

Researchers working towards developing computer model for predicting heart health

Researchers working towards developing computer model for predicting heart health

New study shows possibility of battling opioid addiction in primary care

New study shows possibility of battling opioid addiction in primary care

UAB researchers report major advance in efforts to repair damaged heart after heart attack

UAB researchers report major advance in efforts to repair damaged heart after heart attack

BU researcher wins NIH award for research on molecular mechanism of senile cardiac amyloidosis

BU researcher wins NIH award for research on molecular mechanism of senile cardiac amyloidosis

The storm has passed, but Puerto Rico’s health faces prolonged recovery

The storm has passed, but Puerto Rico’s health faces prolonged recovery

AASM’s new position statement describes clinical use of home sleep apnea test

AASM’s new position statement describes clinical use of home sleep apnea test

Specific regions of silenced DNA help define cell's identity, study suggests

Specific regions of silenced DNA help define cell's identity, study suggests

Most patients hospitalized with acute kidney injury not receiving follow-up care, study shows

Most patients hospitalized with acute kidney injury not receiving follow-up care, study shows

Study pinpoints racial disparities linked to severity and effects of peripartum cardiomyopathy

Study pinpoints racial disparities linked to severity and effects of peripartum cardiomyopathy

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Implantable device receives FDA approval as treatment option for central sleep apnea

Implantable device receives FDA approval as treatment option for central sleep apnea

FDA approves new treatment option for patients with moderate to severe central sleep apnea

FDA approves new treatment option for patients with moderate to severe central sleep apnea

Study finds high rate of work dropout a year after heart attack

Study finds high rate of work dropout a year after heart attack

Statin use linked to reduced risk of S aureus bloodstream infection

Statin use linked to reduced risk of S aureus bloodstream infection