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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.
Scientists investigate genomic pillars behind transition from healthy hearts to heart failure

Scientists investigate genomic pillars behind transition from healthy hearts to heart failure

PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients

PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients

Vortex flow closely linked to pressure differences in ventricles of the heart

Vortex flow closely linked to pressure differences in ventricles of the heart

Chemotherapy can wreak havoc on the heart

Chemotherapy can wreak havoc on the heart

Ochsner Hospital for Children joins national consortium to provide solutions for hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Ochsner Hospital for Children joins national consortium to provide solutions for hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Research paves way for new treatment to protect people from cardiovascular disease

Research paves way for new treatment to protect people from cardiovascular disease

Higher coronary artery calcium levels in middle-age linked to increased risk for future heart problems

Higher coronary artery calcium levels in middle-age linked to increased risk for future heart problems

New discovery could improve therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New discovery could improve therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Study identifies risk factors for cardiotoxicity with relapsed multiple myeloma therapy

Study identifies risk factors for cardiotoxicity with relapsed multiple myeloma therapy

FAU scientists develop rapid, reliable method to continuously monitor sickle cell disease

FAU scientists develop rapid, reliable method to continuously monitor sickle cell disease

UAB researchers awarded $2.3 million grant to study macrophage circadian rhythms in heart failure

UAB researchers awarded $2.3 million grant to study macrophage circadian rhythms in heart failure

Replacing a small amount of red meat with healthier foods may improve life expectancy

Replacing a small amount of red meat with healthier foods may improve life expectancy

Heart failure drug could be effective in treating leukemia

Heart failure drug could be effective in treating leukemia

Remission of rheumatoid arthritis linked with reduction in cardiovascular complications

Remission of rheumatoid arthritis linked with reduction in cardiovascular complications

Fibrinogen a key player in health and disease, says new study

Fibrinogen a key player in health and disease, says new study

New therapeutic approach utilizes endogenous processes to enhance cardiac repair

New therapeutic approach utilizes endogenous processes to enhance cardiac repair

UIC researchers describe role of unique pressure-sensing protein in lung edema

UIC researchers describe role of unique pressure-sensing protein in lung edema

Patients receiving drug therapy before LVAD implantation have high risk of right-sided heart failure

Patients receiving drug therapy before LVAD implantation have high risk of right-sided heart failure

Radiation associated with increased risk of adverse cardiac events in lung cancer patients

Radiation associated with increased risk of adverse cardiac events in lung cancer patients

Rapid fluid removal from patients with failing kidneys linked to increased risk of death

Rapid fluid removal from patients with failing kidneys linked to increased risk of death