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 14, 2022 — A new American Heart Association scientific statement highlights the need for more data and research ...

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June 10, 2022 — Individuals with diabetes display a substantially increased risk of disease in left-sided heart valves c ...

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June 9, 2022 — Memorial Regional Hospital recently entered elite company, becoming just the fourth hospital in the ...

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June 8, 2022 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a release stating that Medtronic is recalling the ...

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June 3, 3033 — Esperion announced findings from a real-world analysis of more than 400,000 patients at high-risk for ath ...

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June 3, 2022 — Texas Children's Hospital patient Garrett Richardson, 21, is alive today because his quick-thinking ...

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Dr. Jeff Healey is seen implanting a subcutaneous defibrillator in a patient at the Electrophysiology Lab. Image credit: Owen Thomas, Hamilton Health Sciences.
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June 1, 2022 — Biofourmis, a Boston-based global leader in virtual care and digital medicine, announced that its ...

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June 1, 2022 — Eating low glycaemic index foods promotes a healthier body shape in patients with coronary artery disease ...

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June 1, 2022 — Recardio's Phase 2 trial results demonstrated the excellent safety profile of its lead drug Dutogliptin ...

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May 26, 2022 — Axon Therapies, a private company focused on addressing a root cause of heart failure, today announced ...

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May 26, 2022 — For more than 20 years, scientists have known that people with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol ...

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May 25, 2022 — Immune response and the lymphatic system are central to cardiac repair after a heart attack, according to ...

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