Search results for "Heart Failure"

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In the News

Researchers reviewed admission records of 142 patients age 80 years and older with heart failure and ejection fraction of 50% or greater. ... Medication status was determined from lists included in discharge records from a patient's first admission for
May 2009

Cardiac risks of testosterone, saxagliptin under investigation

A possible increase in heart failure associated with saxagliptin (Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR) is also being investigated by the FDA. ... The agency recently requested data from a manufacturer-sponsored trial which found an increased rate of
April 2014

In the News

ischemia, and. whether the patient is already taking the right heart medications and dosages. ... They have been endorsed by the American Society of Echocardiography, Heart Failure Society of America and Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
February 2009


We have learned that not all congestive heart failure is “congestive” so we now call it “heart failure,” and that the dependence on insulin does not properly classify diabetes so we
February 2008

Stroke news of the obvious

And finally, stroke patients who have heart failure are more likely to die in the hospital than stroke patients without heart failure. ... vs. someone without that extra condition.) Stroke heart failure patients also stayed in the hospital longer and
November 2020

New drugs could improve anticoagulation rates

They also shouldn't have congestive heart failure, which can interfere with the metabolism of warfarin, he added. ... Moreover, the new drugs haven't been studied in patients with mechanical heart valves.
April 2012

Drawing lines

As often occurs with chronically ill elders, Milt winds up back in the hospital six weeks later with "congestive heart failure." His heart is not pumping blood effectively, so fluid is ... Without it, Milt will die due to kidney failure. Fortunately,
November 2020

Rapid demise

Prognosis is much more challenging for patients in the end stages of chronic diseases like congestive heart failure, emphysema and dementia, which is the condition that Anderson was reported to have.
November 2020

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP launches online, interactive heart failure guide for patients. “Heart Failure, What You Need to Know” is now available in English and Spanish, featuring an interactive platform and including printable materials,
September 2018

Wrestling with wearables that screen for afib

A possible benefit of early detection and treatment is that they could reduce the risk of heart failure among patients with afib. ... To be frank, however, we have very little data to suggest that early diagnosis actually will reduce risk of stroke or
February 2020

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