Heart Failure

This heart failure channel offers news and new technology to treat heart failure. This includes for new innovations to treat congestive heart failure (CHF). The channel includes news on HFpEF and HFrEF. Heart failure occurs when the heart is no longer able to pump as much blood as the body requires. This can lead to enlargement of the heart because the muscle works harder to supply blood, but the pumping is ineffective. This may be due to defects in the myocardium, such as an infarct, or due to structural issues such as severe valve regurgitation. The disease is divided into four New York Heart Association (NYHA) classes. Stage IV heart failure is when the heart is completely failing and requires a heart transplant  or a left ventricular assist device (LVAD).

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June 30, 2022 — Before a baby is ever born, critical supply chain problems with nutrition and oxygen can result in ...

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June 30, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing updates to the FDA website to include ...

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June 29, 2022 — A spiral wave of electrical activity in the heart can cause catastrophic consequences. One spiral wave ...

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June 29, 2022 — Adult survivors of cancer have a higher risk of heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD) ...

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June 29, 2022 — While lower vertebrates can repair their adult hearts after a heart attack, mammals — including humans — ...

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June 27, 2022 — Results from one of the largest global studies of atrial fibrillation (AFib) procedures show that the ...

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News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies

June 24, 2022 — Henry Ford Health was part of a multi-institutional heart failure study that was launched and executed ...

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June 23, 2022 — Despite overall improvements to care for a heart attackwomen are less likely to receive timely ...

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June 23, 2022 — The COVID-19 vaccination is not associated with an increased risk of heart attack or stroke in patients ...

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June 23, 2022 — New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows for the first time that the path ...

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June 23, 2022 — Medtronic, Inc. is recalling a single lot of HeartWare HVAD System batteries due to welding defects that ...

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June 22, 2022 — Recommendations on how to use gene testing to prevent sudden cardiac death in athletes and enable safe ...

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June 20, 2022— Marc Chatzky may not feel like a cardiac pioneer, but he is, at least in South Florida. The Deerfield ...

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June 20, 2022 — Clinical trials of new gel treatments for stroke should be delayed until technology used in the tests is ...

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