05-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Structured exercise achieves modest reductions in depressive symptoms relative to usual care among patients with heart failure the results of a randomized-controlled trial show.
12-07-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Patients have a markedly increased risk for stroke and death in the month following a new heart failure diagnosis, say researchers.
09-07-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or “broken heart syndrome,” may actually protect the heart from very high levels of epinephrine, suggest results from an animal study.
03-07-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Study results show that while hospice use by Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure increased in the USA over the period 2000 through 2008, non-White patients were less likely to enroll than their White counterparts.
26-06-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Drinking two cups of coffee a day may significantly reduce risk for heart failure, while anymore than that could significantly increase the risk, researchers say.
13-06-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Taiwanese study results show that undergoing tooth scaling significantly reduces the risk for future myocardial infarction, stroke, and total cardiovascular events.
11-06-2012 | Cardiology | Article
A novel risk score may help physicians decide whether to admit or discharge patients who present to the emergency department with an acute episode of heart failure, say its developers.
21-05-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Nordic walking could allow heart failure patients to exercise more effectively than walking without poles, researchers say.
07-05-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Exercise training reduces markers of muscle breakdown in patients with chronic heart failure, and does so regardless of a patient’s age, show findings from a randomized trial.
There is no significant difference in the risk for ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, or death with warfarin or aspirin for patients with heart failure who are in sinus rhythm, a study shows.
03-04-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Speckle-tracking echocardiography to the target left ventricular lead placement yields a significantly improved response compared with standard cardiac resynchronization therapy, researchers say.
29-03-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Using autologous bone marrow cells to treat chronic ischemic heart failure does not improve the majority of heart function measures, a study suggests.
28-03-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Researchers have found that orthostatic hypotension may be linked to heart failure and that high blood pressure could be behind this association.
20-03-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Vitamin E supplementation has no effect on women’s risk for developing heart failure, US researchers say.
14-03-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Nightly treatment with a continuous positive air pressure device in obstructive sleep apnea patients could prevent cardiac changes that lead to heart failure, research shows.
11-03-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Unmarried patients with heart failure are more likely to be nonadherent to their cardiac medications and experience a cardiac event than their married counterparts, a study shows.
08-03-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Men with chronic heart failure have a higher risk for mortality than their female counterparts, a study says.
07-03-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction are more often hospitalized with noncardiac comorbidities than are patients with reduced ejection fraction, show study findings.
28-02-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Reduced lung function and obstructive airway disease are strongly and independently associated with an increased risk for heart failure, US researchers report.
23-02-2012 | Cardiology | Article
A study has found that using a combination of several key guideline-recommended therapies for heart failure treatment improves 2-year survival by 90%.