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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.
Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Blocking fat-busting enzyme with a drug compromises cardiac repair during acute heart failure

Blocking fat-busting enzyme with a drug compromises cardiac repair during acute heart failure

Point-of-care ultrasonography can improve the correctness of diagnosis in patients with acute dyspnea

Point-of-care ultrasonography can improve the correctness of diagnosis in patients with acute dyspnea

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with impaired first-phase ejection fraction have higher death risk

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with impaired first-phase ejection fraction have higher death risk

Global spread of COVID-19 has raised serious concern for patients with transthyretin amyloidosis

Global spread of COVID-19 has raised serious concern for patients with transthyretin amyloidosis

Mental health may influence a person's recovery after heart attack

Mental health may influence a person's recovery after heart attack

New service enables patients to recover safely at home, avoid hospitalization

New service enables patients to recover safely at home, avoid hospitalization

New genetic mutation increases risk for atrial fibrillation, heart failure in Black people

New genetic mutation increases risk for atrial fibrillation, heart failure in Black people

New app enables faster treatment of patients suffering a heart attack

New app enables faster treatment of patients suffering a heart attack

Study: Only half of Americans with a history of heart disease get annual flu shot

Study: Only half of Americans with a history of heart disease get annual flu shot

Sleeping six to seven hours a night associated with more favorable heart health

Sleeping six to seven hours a night associated with more favorable heart health

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase odds of developing heart failure

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase odds of developing heart failure

Covid ‘doesn’t discriminate by age’: Serious cases on the rise in younger adults

Covid ‘doesn’t discriminate by age’: Serious cases on the rise in younger adults

Early exposure to air pollutants linked to high blood pressure in children, adolescents

Early exposure to air pollutants linked to high blood pressure in children, adolescents

FDA approves new drug for treatment of adults with chronic kidney disease

FDA approves new drug for treatment of adults with chronic kidney disease

Cell-free DNA tests can reduce the need for biopsies to detect rejection after heart transplant

Cell-free DNA tests can reduce the need for biopsies to detect rejection after heart transplant

Blood pressure-lowering medication can prevent serious cardiovascular conditions

Blood pressure-lowering medication can prevent serious cardiovascular conditions

Non-traditional risk factors impact African American patients with coronary artery disease

Non-traditional risk factors impact African American patients with coronary artery disease

Hormonal therapies for breast and prostate cancers increase the risk of heart attack, stroke

Hormonal therapies for breast and prostate cancers increase the risk of heart attack, stroke

Experts develop quality indicators for management and outcomes of adults with atrial fibrillation

Experts develop quality indicators for management and outcomes of adults with atrial fibrillation