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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 show that human heart's sinoatrial node is hardwired with backup system

Scientists show that human heart's sinoatrial node is hardwired with backup system

Penn Medicine professor receives Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award from AHA

Penn Medicine professor receives Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award from AHA

Stem cell centers claim to offer effective heart failure therapy despite lack of FDA approval

Stem cell centers claim to offer effective heart failure therapy despite lack of FDA approval

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

First in-car study of rush hour pollution finds alarming results

First in-car study of rush hour pollution finds alarming results

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

University of Birmingham joins €19 million project to develop better treatments for heart disease

University of Birmingham joins €19 million project to develop better treatments for heart disease

Working for many hours each day can increase risk of heart problems

Working for many hours each day can increase risk of heart problems

Mount Sinai Health System honored with 2017 Most Wired award

Mount Sinai Health System honored with 2017 Most Wired award

First soft artificial heart mimics natural model as closely as possible

First soft artificial heart mimics natural model as closely as possible

New partnership to advance novel airway-delivered gene therapy for treating pulmonary hypertension

New partnership to advance novel airway-delivered gene therapy for treating pulmonary hypertension

Scientists develop first app and method to predict heart events after liver transplant

Scientists develop first app and method to predict heart events after liver transplant

Harris Health System recognized as ‘Most Wired’ for seventh consecutive year

Harris Health System recognized as ‘Most Wired’ for seventh consecutive year

Study links heart failure biomarker to tumors observed in rare genetic diseases

Study links heart failure biomarker to tumors observed in rare genetic diseases

Gut colonization linked to development and progress of heart failure

Gut colonization linked to development and progress of heart failure

Analysis compares rates, costs of hospital readmissions across all ages and insurance types

Analysis compares rates, costs of hospital readmissions across all ages and insurance types

Multiple diabetes complications increase risk of hospital readmissions, research shows

Multiple diabetes complications increase risk of hospital readmissions, research shows

Benefit of ICDs may be uncertain with cumulative use of effective medications, study shows

Benefit of ICDs may be uncertain with cumulative use of effective medications, study shows

Researchers uncover novel mechanism of beta-blockers in preventing progression of heart failure

Researchers uncover novel mechanism of beta-blockers in preventing progression of heart failure

Beta blockers reverse potentially detrimental genetic changes linked to heart disease

Beta blockers reverse potentially detrimental genetic changes linked to heart disease