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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.
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

Better co-ordination needed to manage chronic diseases

Better co-ordination needed to manage chronic diseases

Combination treatment may help type 2 diabetes patients

Combination treatment may help type 2 diabetes patients

Avastin study shows significant improvement in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Avastin study shows significant improvement in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Pharmacy Care Alliance gives out first prescription discounts

Pharmacy Care Alliance gives out first prescription discounts

New study aimed at improving medical services for the one million people in the UK with heart failure

New study aimed at improving medical services for the one million people in the UK with heart failure

Improving blood pressure control of people 80 years and older

Improving blood pressure control of people 80 years and older

Pollution can contribute to the development of cardiovascular diseases

Pollution can contribute to the development of cardiovascular diseases

Prescribing ACE inhibitors to in-patients is important, but outpatients need ongoing support

Prescribing ACE inhibitors to in-patients is important, but outpatients need ongoing support

Women with chest pain who have low hemoglobin levels are more likely to die or suffer a heart attack

Women with chest pain who have low hemoglobin levels are more likely to die or suffer a heart attack

ABIOMED has announced the 14th implantation of replacement heart

ABIOMED has announced the 14th implantation of replacement heart

New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease

New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease

CRT devices used in combination with optimized pharmacologic therapy (OPT) significantly impact patient's quality and length of life

CRT devices used in combination with optimized pharmacologic therapy (OPT) significantly impact patient's quality and length of life