Heart Failure

Flu Vaccine Linked To Reduced Risk For Death In Heart Failure

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 -- After extensive adjustment for confounders, influenza vaccination is associated with a reduced risk for all-cause and cardiovascular death among patients with heart failure, according to a study published online Dec. 10...
Related topics: Flu, Influenza Vaccine, Influenza (Flu), Vaccines, Cardiology, Medical Research

Read More →

Meds Taken Do Not Vary With Adl Impairment In Heart Failure

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 -- For individuals with heart failure, those with impairment in activities of daily living (ADL) take as many medications as those without ADL impairment, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in the Journal of the...
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Obesity Ups Survival In Heart Failure, But That's No Reason To Pile On Pounds

THURSDAY, Dec. 6, 2018 -- Obese people with heart failure may live longer than those who are thinner -- especially if they are "metabolically healthy," a new study suggests. The study, of more than 3,500 heart failure patients, is the latest to...
Related topics: Obesity, Medical Research

Read More →

Fda Advisors Say Yes To Optimizer Smart Device In Heart Failure

(MedPage Today) -- Overwhelming vote to recommend approval, despite many misgivings
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

Read More →

Amazon Banned Two Deadly Paint Strippers While The Us Government Dithers

Two common types of paint stripper have caused dozens of deaths in the US, and the chemicals they contain are known to cause asphyxiation, heart failure, nervous system damage. They’ve also been linked to increased cancer risk. But the US...
Related topics: Amazon, Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Health Tip: Risk Factors For Afib

-- Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications, the American Heart Association says. The Association reports at least 2.7 million Americans are...
Related topics: Stroke

Read More →

Curry Spice Boosts Exercise Performance In Mice With Heart Failure

New research suggests that curcumin, a main ingredient in curry, may improve exercise intolerance related to heart failure.
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Stan Lee's Death From Cardiac Arrest Triggered By Respiratory, Congestive Heart Failure

According to his death certificate, Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee died from cardiac arrest brought on by respiratory and congestive heart failure.        

Read More →

Botulinum Toxin Shows Promise In Trials To Reduce Post-operative Atrial Fibrillation (poaf) In...

Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is a common complication, affecting one quarter to one half of all patients following cardiac surgery. It can result in heart failure, stroke, and longer hospital stays, resulting in an increased cost of...
Related topics: Botox, Stroke

Read More →

Adt May Up Risk For Heart Failure In Prostate Cancer Patients

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 -- For patients with prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy is associated with an increased risk for heart failure, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Hui-Han Kao,...
Related topics: Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

Read More →

Pumps, Pipes, And Filters: Sglt2 Inhibitors For Most Type 2 Diabetes?

The new SGLT2 inhibitors should be considered for use in most patients with type 2 diabetes because of their benefits in reducing heart failure and renal disease, according to a new meta-analysis. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Renal Failure

Read More →

When Will The Stigma Of Mental Health End In Medicine?

Imagine being a cancer patient afraid of seeing an oncologist because they would likely need to discuss chemotherapy and all the lifestyle changes that it entails. Imagine being a patient with heart failure afraid of seeing the cardiologist because...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy, Cardiology

Read More →

Stem Cell Adjunct To Lvad Trial Negative, But 'intriguing'

A new study did not show overall benefit on cardiac function, but there did appear to be an improvement in patients with ischemic heart failure and a large reduction in GI bleeding. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Stem Cells, Medical Research

Read More →

Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Stop Meds Even If Condition Improves: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 -- There's bad news for heart failure patients with dilated cardiomyopathy who'd like to stop taking their meds. Any progress they've seen on medication is likely to fade once they stop taking their heart drugs, new clinical...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiomyopathy

Read More →

Diabetes Drug Farxiga (dapagliflozin) Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 -- The diabetes drug Farxiga might do double-duty for patients, helping to ward off another killer, heart failure, new research shows. Type 2 diabetics who took Farxiga (dapagliflozin) saw their odds of hospitalization for...
Related topics: Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Medical Research

Read More →

Drug Withdrawal Inadvisable In 'recovered' Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Withdrawal of heart failure drug therapy from patients deemed to have 'recovered' from dilated cardiomyopathy resulted in a relapse rate of 40% in the TRED-HF study. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cardiomyopathy, Medical Research

Read More →

Declare-timi 58: Dapagliflozin Cuts Heart Failure In Diabetes

The trial did not show a significant reduction in major adverse cardiovascular events but does extend the heart failure benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors to the primary prevention population. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Cardiology

Read More →

Low-salt Diet And Heart Failure; New Gonorrhea Tx: It's Podmed Double T! (with Audio)

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics also include the predictive value of troponin tests as well as hypertension in young adults
Related topics: Diet, Gonorrhea, Hypertension

Read More →

Inhaled Nitrite Does Not Improve Exercise Capacity In Hfpef

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 -- Administration of inhaled nitrite is not associated with improvement in exercise capacity compared with placebo among patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), according to a study published in...
Related topics: Placebo, Medical Research

Read More →

Aha: Meth Use Producing Younger, Harder-to-treat Heart Failure Patients

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Widespread methamphetamine use is creating a unique form of severe heart failure, according to new research that shows these patients tend to be younger and have poor outcomes. "This is a...
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →
What is noozilla?
Noozilla is an independent news aggregation service with a categorization engine that categorizes millions of news stories by subject.