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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 guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

Dexrazoxane reduces heart damage caused by childhood leukemia treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Dexrazoxane reduces heart damage caused by childhood leukemia treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Chemotherapy agents as well as the newest biologic and targeted cancer therapy drugs, can harm a patient’s heart

Chemotherapy agents as well as the newest biologic and targeted cancer therapy drugs, can harm a patient’s heart

Immune modulation therapy, latest treatment for people with chronic heart failure

Immune modulation therapy, latest treatment for people with chronic heart failure

British government's new NHS improvement plan

British government's new NHS improvement plan

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025

Over half of older adults hospitalized for heart disease also have reduced kidney function

Over half of older adults hospitalized for heart disease also have reduced kidney function

First license to begin research involving therapeutic cloning

First license to begin research involving therapeutic cloning

Valsartan may reduce cardiac illness and death

Valsartan may reduce cardiac illness and death

FDA panel to review results of Guidant's heart failure trial

FDA panel to review results of Guidant's heart failure trial

Regular use of beta-agonist drugs for asthma could be endangering their patients

Regular use of beta-agonist drugs for asthma could be endangering their patients

Further evidence that a class of drugs that lower blood pressure are a treatment option for older people at high cardiovascular risk

Further evidence that a class of drugs that lower blood pressure are a treatment option for older people at high cardiovascular risk

NICE guides new treatments for prostate cancer, drugs misuse, osteoporosis and heart failure

NICE guides new treatments for prostate cancer, drugs misuse, osteoporosis and heart failure

Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary

Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary

Common illnesses are associated with an increased risk of suicide in elderly people

Common illnesses are associated with an increased risk of suicide in elderly people

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru

U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru

Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia

Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia