Heart Failure

Lower Heart Failure Risk From Statin Use Seen in Women With Breast Cancer

January 26th 2021, 6:59pm


Women receiving treatment for early-stage breast cancer may have a lower risk of developing heart failure if their therapy regimens include statins.

Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Current Status and Future Opportunities

January 26th 2021, 6:30pm


Key opinion leaders discuss the key differences and unmet needs in disease management for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and heart failure with reduction ejection fraction.

Physical Activity Linked to Reduced Risk of Heart Failure

January 23rd 2021, 5:00pm


A meta-analysis found evidence that different kinds of physical activity can help reduce risk of heart failure for the general population.

Frailty May Increase Hospital Readmission Risk Among Patients With Heart Failure

January 20th 2021, 10:00pm


Both women and men have a greater chance of 90-day hospital readmission when they are considered to be in frail condition from heart failure.

Possible Link Found Between Heart Failure, White Matter Lesions

January 10th 2021, 1:00pm


New study findings may pave the way for research into the prognostic value of white matter lesions in heart failure and the impact that HF therapies have on them.

Study Identifies Platelet Distribution Width as a Predictor of Heart Failure Prognosis

January 8th 2021, 10:13pm


Amid speculation that total blood counts may be associated with heart failure prognosis, researchers find that higher levels of platelet distribution width could be used to predict a worse prognosis for heart failure.

Researchers Find Risk of Death From COVID-19 Doubles for Patients With Acute Heart Failure

January 7th 2021, 7:30pm


Patients with heart failure should be prioritized during vaccine rollout because of increased mortality risks reportedly associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Mixed Benefits Seen Following Sacubitril/Valsartan Use Among Patients With HFrEF

December 27th 2020, 2:00pm


Recent study findings highlight mixed results following use of this medication among Mississippi and Massachusetts Medicaid beneficiaries.

Top 5 Most-Read Heart Failure Articles of 2020

December 25th 2020, 1:00pm


Our top heart failure articles of the year cover a groundbreaking development for dapagliflozin, address the important issue of disparities in this space, and see coronavirus disease 2019 make yet another appearance.

Self-Care Intervention Fails to Significantly Improve Outcomes Among Patients With Heart Failure

December 21st 2020, 6:04pm


Hoping to improve outcomes among patients with acute heart failure discharged from the emergency department, study findings show that 30-day improvements from a self-care intervention were not sustainable through 90 days.