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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.
New drug minimizes damage after a heart attack by 60 percent

New drug minimizes damage after a heart attack by 60 percent

Study finds different amounts of physical therapy for stroke patients

Study finds different amounts of physical therapy for stroke patients

Using blood thinners in heart failure patients associated with reduced risk of thromboembolic events

Using blood thinners in heart failure patients associated with reduced risk of thromboembolic events

Physicians turning to antibiotic alternatives for long-term acne treatment

Physicians turning to antibiotic alternatives for long-term acne treatment

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

Reviving the heart's regenerative capacities using microRNAs

Reviving the heart's regenerative capacities using microRNAs

Plant-based diets associated with lower risk of heart failure

Plant-based diets associated with lower risk of heart failure

Physical activity may eliminate mortality risk caused by sedentary behavior

Physical activity may eliminate mortality risk caused by sedentary behavior

New study calls healthiness of eggs into question

New study calls healthiness of eggs into question

Research sheds light on how leukemia cells become resistant to drugs

Research sheds light on how leukemia cells become resistant to drugs

Diabetic drug shows potential to be repurposed as heart disease treatment for non-diabetic patients

Diabetic drug shows potential to be repurposed as heart disease treatment for non-diabetic patients

Two proteins act in concert to maintain a healthy heart in mice, shows study

Two proteins act in concert to maintain a healthy heart in mice, shows study

Crackling and wheezing could be the sounds of a progressing lung disease

Crackling and wheezing could be the sounds of a progressing lung disease

Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

World's first 3D heart printed using patient's own cells and biological materials

World's first 3D heart printed using patient's own cells and biological materials

New Medicare reimbursement rules provide some relief to safety-net hospitals

New Medicare reimbursement rules provide some relief to safety-net hospitals

Stress-related disorders increase risk of cardiovascular disease by 60%

Stress-related disorders increase risk of cardiovascular disease by 60%

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Stress related disorders linked to multiple types of cardiovascular disease

Stress related disorders linked to multiple types of cardiovascular disease

The two-hit model can lead to better understanding of heart failure

The two-hit model can lead to better understanding of heart failure