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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.
Antihypertensive drug associated with lower risk of gout

Antihypertensive drug associated with lower risk of gout

Study: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of heart failure, hypertension and early death

Study: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of heart failure, hypertension and early death

Study traces the molecular roots of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Study traces the molecular roots of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Robotic heart to replace human transplants on the horizon

Robotic heart to replace human transplants on the horizon

BHF announces shortlist of four CVD research projects competing for £30 million award

BHF announces shortlist of four CVD research projects competing for £30 million award

Spikes in blood pressure among young adults linked to higher risk of heart disease by middle age

Spikes in blood pressure among young adults linked to higher risk of heart disease by middle age

Research suggests new approach to reducing the risk of sudden death in heart failure

Research suggests new approach to reducing the risk of sudden death in heart failure

Heart failure market to experience major growth over the next 10 years, says GlobalData

Heart failure market to experience major growth over the next 10 years, says GlobalData

Doctors should warn cardiology patients about the risk of marijuana use, say researchers

Doctors should warn cardiology patients about the risk of marijuana use, say researchers

Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of dying from heart disease

Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of dying from heart disease

New study challenges concerns over readmission reduction initiatives in hospitals

New study challenges concerns over readmission reduction initiatives in hospitals

Women and men more likely to have another major cardiovascular event after stroke

Women and men more likely to have another major cardiovascular event after stroke

Hospital readmission program not associated with increased risk of death in patients

Hospital readmission program not associated with increased risk of death in patients

Blood vessels in women age quicker than men's

Blood vessels in women age quicker than men's

UT Southwestern researchers explain racial disparities in heart failure risk

UT Southwestern researchers explain racial disparities in heart failure risk

Study: Only 25% of Medicare patients participate in cardiac rehabilitation

Study: Only 25% of Medicare patients participate in cardiac rehabilitation

The circadian clock is key to reducing radiation‐induced cardiotoxicity

The circadian clock is key to reducing radiation‐induced cardiotoxicity

Cardiovascular diseases associated with increased risk of developing kidney failure

Cardiovascular diseases associated with increased risk of developing kidney failure

Rapid correction of hyperkalemia reduces mortality by half

Rapid correction of hyperkalemia reduces mortality by half

Heart transplants from hepatitis C–positive donors could help overcome organ shortage

Heart transplants from hepatitis C–positive donors could help overcome organ shortage