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Cheney's got heart

Let's assume for the moment that obtaining a heart isn't a problem. ... Tissue-typing to the recipient remains a challenge for all patients with severe heart failure.
November 2020

The truth about Popeye and other iron tidbits

Even though the iron overload is secondary in these patients, the complications are the same as with hereditary hemochromatosis, and they can die of liver failure and heart failure, just like
June 2017

Promoting literacy to increase adherence

When his heart failure patient kept getting hospitalized with related complications, Ben Powers, MD, worried that something wasn't quite connecting. ... Peterson found that heart failure patients with low health literacy faced a higher risk of overall
July 2011

Sussing out sleep apnea disorders

Rowley said. Patients with heart failure are more likely to have either obstructive or central apnea and thus should be regularly screened, he said. ... Portable sleep monitors might be an option in those individuals without other serious medical
March 2015

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

Sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) tablets for the treatment of heart failure. In a clinical trial of more than 8,000 patients, the drug was shown to reduce the rate of cardiovascular death ... Most patients were also receiving approved heart failure
September 2015

Shifting standards for hypertension

many exclusions: prior stroke, end-stage kidney disease, a prior cardiovascular procedure, and symptomatic heart failure within the last 6 months, among others. ... While the payoff in terms of reduced heart failure and cardiovascular death was clear-cut,
March 2016

Does ACA coverage really make a difference?

Adults are more likely to die from trauma or other serious acute conditions, such as heart attacks or strokes;. ... Adults with cancer, cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, coronary heart disease, and congestive heart failure), stroke,
March 2015

In the News

28 Lancet article said. To create the score, researchers selected 4,764 Framingham Heart Study subjects aged 45-95 years then monitored them for up to 10 years for a first ... Also, the younger a person was when heart failure or significant cardiac
April 2009

Solving mysterious chronic cough cases

You're not thinking about congestive heart failure.” An internist can be less suspicious of chronic lung disease if the patient doesn't smoke and can be less suspicious of allergy
July 2018

The hardest conversation

Last issue, a study ran which concluded that "ambulatory patients with heart failure tended to substantially overestimate their life expectancy compared with model-based predictions for survival." Initially, the research seemed
November 2020

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