Tag: heart failure

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...

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 can damage the lungs and produce pneumonia that can be deadly. But as many as...

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

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’ for...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that...

March 19, 2019

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During the Holidays

Pressure to buy gifts, opportunities to overeat and drink too much and expectations to socialize with family and friends are...

December 12, 2018

Medical Clip Benefits Patients with Severe Heart...

A device called the MitraClip may introduce a life-saving new procedure for patients suffering from severe and difficult-to-treat heart failure,...

September 26, 2018

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