Tag: heart failure

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is First...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health, became the first center in South Florida to implant a new...

November 1, 2021

Diabetes Drug Can Treat or Reverse Heart...

Researchers have found that people with heart failure — a growing and sometimes deadly condition — showed vast improvements and...

December 8, 2020

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Program Keeps...

Heart failure, as the name suggests, occurs when the heart fails to pump enough blood throughout the body, according to...

December 1, 2020

Heart Failure: What You Need to Know

What is heart failure?  There is no simple answer when it comes to this complex condition. With approximately 550,000 new...

July 6, 2020

When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without...

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April 17, 2020

First in Florida: Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

A team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the first in the state, and the first in the Atlantic...

February 11, 2020

Heart Failure: A Growing, Deadlier Condition That...

The condition known as “heart failure” is misunderstood and often under-diagnosed. Much of the confusion comes from the name. Heart...

February 10, 2020

Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People; Oral...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and...

December 6, 2019

Roundup: Heart-Failure Deaths Rising; ‘Severe Obesity’ in...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising, Especially in Those 65 and Older, Study Says As the portion of the population age...

November 1, 2019

Roundup: Heart Failure Deaths Rising; Alcohol-Related Liver...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising Among Younger U.S. Adults, Research Says Fueled in part by the prevalence of obesity and...

May 10, 2019

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