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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 MRI technology to expand imaging access for patients with implanted medical devices and obesity

New MRI technology to expand imaging access for patients with implanted medical devices and obesity

Patients likely to experience inappropriate shocks from defibrillators without firmware update

Patients likely to experience inappropriate shocks from defibrillators without firmware update

AI could lead to better ways to predict the onset and course of cardiovascular disease

AI could lead to better ways to predict the onset and course of cardiovascular disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Impact of atrial fibrillation in COVID-19 vaccine-induced pericarditis patients

Impact of atrial fibrillation in COVID-19 vaccine-induced pericarditis patients

NIH launches first phase of the Neuromod Prize to develop new neuromodulation therapies

NIH launches first phase of the Neuromod Prize to develop new neuromodulation therapies

Meta-analysis confirms complete failure of hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment

Meta-analysis confirms complete failure of hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment

Researchers investigate the role of a key component of the circadian clock in heart disease

Researchers investigate the role of a key component of the circadian clock in heart disease

Ultra-rapid genome sequencing technology can detect rare genetic diseases in eight hours

Ultra-rapid genome sequencing technology can detect rare genetic diseases in eight hours

Long-term use of blood pressure medication could be contributing to kidney damage

Long-term use of blood pressure medication could be contributing to kidney damage

Psychotropic drugs are commonly used by patients with heart disease, study shows

Psychotropic drugs are commonly used by patients with heart disease, study shows

Higher olive oil consumption linked with lower risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer mortality

Higher olive oil consumption linked with lower risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer mortality

Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Fewer than 1 in 5 U.S. adults with Type 2 diabetes meet targets to reduce heart disease risk

Comparison of COVID-19 and influenza-associated complications

Comparison of COVID-19 and influenza-associated complications

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

In vivo generation of engineered CAR T cells can reduce fibrosis and restore cardiac function after heart injury

In vivo generation of engineered CAR T cells can reduce fibrosis and restore cardiac function after heart injury

New approach with mRNA preparation reprograms T cells to attack heart fibroblasts

New approach with mRNA preparation reprograms T cells to attack heart fibroblasts

Researchers explore novel strategy to improve the reprogramming efficiency of human fibroblasts

Researchers explore novel strategy to improve the reprogramming efficiency of human fibroblasts

LIVE-AIR trial demonstrates efficacy of Lenzilumab for treatment of COVID patients with decreased oxygen saturation

LIVE-AIR trial demonstrates efficacy of Lenzilumab for treatment of COVID patients with decreased oxygen saturation

Erectile dysfunction medication found to intensify abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice

Erectile dysfunction medication found to intensify abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice