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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.
Ultra-processed food intake linked to increased risk of heart disease

Ultra-processed food intake linked to increased risk of heart disease

New ESC guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of heart failure published

New ESC guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of heart failure published

AHA special issue focuses on health disparities among racial, ethnic communities

AHA special issue focuses on health disparities among racial, ethnic communities

Periodontitis associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Periodontitis associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Study reveals trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment over the past 30 years

Study reveals trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment over the past 30 years

Maintaining good hydration throughout life may reduce the risk of heart failure

Maintaining good hydration throughout life may reduce the risk of heart failure

SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant associated with more breakthrough infections

SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant associated with more breakthrough infections

Preclinical study validates crucial role of the spleen in cardiac repair

Preclinical study validates crucial role of the spleen in cardiac repair

FDA-approved antiplatelet drug shows potential as new, low-cost heart failure therapy

FDA-approved antiplatelet drug shows potential as new, low-cost heart failure therapy

Exercise reduces severity of symptoms in patients with atrial fibrillation

Exercise reduces severity of symptoms in patients with atrial fibrillation

Therapeutic-dose anticoagulation benefits moderately ill COVID-19 patients

Therapeutic-dose anticoagulation benefits moderately ill COVID-19 patients

Systematic review: Efficacy and renal tolerability of ultrafiltration in acute decompensated heart failure

Systematic review: Efficacy and renal tolerability of ultrafiltration in acute decompensated heart failure

Researchers analyze similarities and differences of CT features between heart failure and COVID-19

Researchers analyze similarities and differences of CT features between heart failure and COVID-19

First-ever endoscopic "triple valve" surgery in the U.S. performed at UC Medical Center

First-ever endoscopic "triple valve" surgery in the U.S. performed at UC Medical Center

Urine test for detecting chronic kidney disease is not used enough in high-risk groups, study suggests

Urine test for detecting chronic kidney disease is not used enough in high-risk groups, study suggests

Study: Any form of exercise may not be the most effective prognostic tool for heart failure patients

Study: Any form of exercise may not be the most effective prognostic tool for heart failure patients

Research reveals increased risk of heart problems associated with night shift work

Research reveals increased risk of heart problems associated with night shift work

One type of cardiac assist device presents greater stroke risk for patients, finds study

One type of cardiac assist device presents greater stroke risk for patients, finds study

Hypoxic inflammation leads to inefficient cardiac repair after heart attacks

Hypoxic inflammation leads to inefficient cardiac repair after heart attacks

Women underrepresented in cardiovascular clinical trials despite guidelines and legal requirements

Women underrepresented in cardiovascular clinical trials despite guidelines and legal requirements