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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.
Mono-antiplatelet therapy after aortic heart valve replacements may work as well as two drugs

Mono-antiplatelet therapy after aortic heart valve replacements may work as well as two drugs

Researchers discover epigenetic mechanism underlying ischemic cardiomyopathy

Researchers discover epigenetic mechanism underlying ischemic cardiomyopathy

Advances in treating hep C lead to new option for transplant patients

Advances in treating hep C lead to new option for transplant patients

Researchers describe underlying mechanisms of congestive heart failure

Researchers describe underlying mechanisms of congestive heart failure

Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression

Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression

Scientists find genetic marker that indicates a person's risk for tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy

Scientists find genetic marker that indicates a person's risk for tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy

Scientists identify drug that could reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension

Scientists identify drug that could reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension

Study to examine whether modulating gut bacteria can improve cardiac function in heart failure patients

Study to examine whether modulating gut bacteria can improve cardiac function in heart failure patients

FDA approves potassium chloride oral solution as first generic drug to receive CGT designation

FDA approves potassium chloride oral solution as first generic drug to receive CGT designation

Exercise could limit risk of atrial fibrillation in obese people

Exercise could limit risk of atrial fibrillation in obese people

Doxorubicin drug causes heart toxicity by disrupting the immune system

Doxorubicin drug causes heart toxicity by disrupting the immune system

Study could lead to new diagnostic blood test for Kawasaki disease

Study could lead to new diagnostic blood test for Kawasaki disease

Study improves understanding of preeclampsia heart damage in pregnancy

Study improves understanding of preeclampsia heart damage in pregnancy

Exposure to even low air pollution levels linked to changes in heart structure

Exposure to even low air pollution levels linked to changes in heart structure

Genome-wide association study identifies 151 genes for atrial fibrillation

Genome-wide association study identifies 151 genes for atrial fibrillation

Study: People exposed to even low level of air pollution have serious changes in heart

Study: People exposed to even low level of air pollution have serious changes in heart

Newly FDA-approved procedure for implanting heart pump helps reduce length of hospital stay

Newly FDA-approved procedure for implanting heart pump helps reduce length of hospital stay

BrainScope receives second consecutive nomination for 2018 Prix Galien USA Awards

BrainScope receives second consecutive nomination for 2018 Prix Galien USA Awards

Protein known to drive nerve cell survival may protect children from Duchenne cardiomyopathy

Protein known to drive nerve cell survival may protect children from Duchenne cardiomyopathy

UVA heart failure program slashes mortality rate and reduces costs, study finds

UVA heart failure program slashes mortality rate and reduces costs, study finds