European Sports Cardiology Guidelines Break New Ground European Sports Cardiology Guidelines Break New Ground
New sports cardiology guidelines green-light participation in vigorous competitive sports by selected patients with stable coronary artery disease, heart failure, or mild arrhythmiasMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

New virtual screening tool eases, accelerates routine diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension
(Temple University Health System) The COVID-19 pandemic has increasing numbers of doctors caring for patients virtually. While critical to protecting patient health during a pandemic, however, virtual care presents unique challenges, especially when it comes to diagnosis. Now, cardiologists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have come up with a virtual screening tool that greatly simplifies the process of diagnosing a complex form of heart failure known as pulmonary hypertension. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Severely Obese Heart Donors Not Tied to Adverse Transplant Outcomes
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- Severe obesity in organ donors is not associated with adverse heart transplant outcomes, according to a study published online Sept. 16 in Circulation: Heart Failure. Elizabeth D. Krebs, M.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Deconstructing HFpEF: Permanent AF May Point to Unique Phenotype Deconstructing HFpEF: Permanent AF May Point to Unique Phenotype
The syndrome that has thwarted one drug trial after another may be more about the atrium than LVEF. That would have big implications for treating heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

C-MIMI: AI peer review can spot missed lung cancer
A peer review process that's driven by artificial intelligence (AI) can identify...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: C-MIMI: Use of AI in radiology is evolving Medical imaging AI market projected for strong growth Can AI diagnose heart failure on chest x-rays? AI aids classification of indeterminate lung nodules Ferrum deploys AI platform for lung cancer detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

C-MIMI: Use of AI in radiology is evolving
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology to aid in image interpretation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI reduces no-shows for MRI exams Medical imaging AI market projected for strong growth Can AI diagnose heart failure on chest x-rays? Radiologists, AI make a great team in screening mammo AI tool to detect imaging threat to debut at AIME 2020 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

When epidemic and pandemic collide in senior care
For a widow who has outlived many of her friends, loneliness can make managing a chronic condition even worse. This is the case for Ann, a 75-year-old recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure and Stage 3 renal disease. Left to navigate her care alone, she has found herself bouncing back and forth from skilled nursing facility to home and has found it increasingly difficult to stay on top of her medication regimen. As we are faced with the monumental challenges of Covid-19 here in the U.S.,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jay LaBine Source Type: news

When epidemic and pandemic collide in senior care
For a widow who has outlived many of her friends, loneliness can make managing a chronic condition even worse. This is the case for Ann, a 75-year-old recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure and Stage 3 renal disease. Left to navigate her care alone, she has found herself bouncing back and forth from skilled nursing facility to home and has found it increasingly difficult to stay on top of her medication regimen. As we are faced with the monumental challenges of Covid-19 here in the U.S.,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jay LaBine Source Type: news

When epidemic and pandemic collide in senior care
For a widow who has outlived many of her friends, loneliness can make managing a chronic condition even worse. This is the case for Ann, a 75-year-old recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure and Stage 3 renal disease. Left to navigate her care alone, she has found herself bouncing back and forth from skilled nursing facility to home and has found it increasingly difficult to stay on top of her medication regimen. As we are faced with the monumental challenges of Covid-19 here in the U.S.,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jay LaBine Source Type: news

Rates of Ambulatory Heart Failure Steady From 2001 to 2016
FRIDAY, Sept. 11, 2020 -- Rates of ambulatory heart failure remained steady in the United States between 2001 and 2016, according to a study published online Sept. 2 in JAMA Cardiology. Leah Rethy, from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chronic Alcohol Intake Exacerbates Cardiac Dysfunction After MI Chronic Alcohol Intake Exacerbates Cardiac Dysfunction After MI
This animal study investigated whether chronic alcohol intake affects myocardial infarction-induced cardiac remodeling and heart failure.Alcohol and Alcoholism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Texas Heart Institute to develop first implantable heart pump for infants and children
(Texas Heart Institute) Texas Heart Institute (THI) was awarded a prestigious four-year R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to develop the first fully implantable circulatory support device small enough for infants and small children. The device will be designed to stop the progression of advanced heart failure in pediatric patients, with the hope of enabling young children to live a near-normal life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Upstate collects honors for outstanding care in stroke, heart failure and resuscitation
The awards are from the American Heart Association. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Insights & Outcomes: Schoelkopf on quantum council and a dopamine discovery
YaleNews ’ monthly science column looks at dopamine’s role in heart failure, the “early burst” of evolution, how to build a better flu vaccine, and more. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Heart Failure: Practice-Changing Developments for Hospitalists Heart Failure: Practice-Changing Developments for Hospitalists
"I think this can help inform us as to who with acute heart failure potentially needs to come into the hospital and who doesn't."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Adona Medical, A Shifamed Portfolio Company, Closes $22M In Series A Financing
Company to accelerate development of advanced approaches for management of heart failure CAMPBELL, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Adona Medical, a Shifamed portfolio company, announced today the closing of a $22M Ser... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology, Venture Capital Adona Medical (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can AI diagnose heart failure on chest x-rays?
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can provide a promising level of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology harnesses x-ray's versatility and technology to battle COVID-19 AI can assess COVID-19 severity on chest x-rays Free AI software can help triage COVID-19 on x-ray AI may predict COVID-19 progression on chest x-rays Lung ultrasound beats chest x-ray for heart failure detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fighting cardiovascular disease with acne drug
(European Molecular Biology Laboratory) Researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg and Stanford University have found the cause of dilated cardiomyopathy - a leading cause of heart failure - and identified a potential treatment for it: a drug already used to treat acne. The study was published on 8 September in Cell Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cardiac Dimensions Announces Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration's Approval of the Carillon System for the Treatment of Functional Mitral Regurgitation
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 2, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Cardiac Dimensions®, a leader in the development of innovative, minimally invasive treatments for functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) in patients with heart failure, today a... Devices, Cardiology, Interventional, Regulatory Cardiac Dimensions, Carillon Mitral Contour, mitral regurgitation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Empagliflozin Superior to Placebo for Heart Failure
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2020 -- Among patients with heart failure, risk for cardiovascular death or hospitalization with heart failure is lower for those receiving empagliflozin compared with placebo, according to a study published online Aug. 29 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

In - Hospital Heart Failure Deaths Down With Routine Vaccinations
Patients with heart failure receiving flu, pneumonia vaccinations have lower in - hospital mortality (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 1, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

In-Hospital Heart Failure Deaths Down With Routine Vaccinations
TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2020 -- For patients with heart failure, influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations are associated with lower in-hospital mortality, according to a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2020: The Digital... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AHA News: Unpredictability of Advanced Heart Failure Complicates End-of-Life Care, Doctors Say
Title: AHA News: Unpredictability of Advanced Heart Failure Complicates End-of-Life Care, Doctors SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/31/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - September 1, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Patient finds hope and health amid chronic heart failure
How could an active, 49-year-old man have chronic heart failure and not know it? It happened to Torre Fowler. Fowler, a lifelong man-on-the-go, started experiencing shortness of breath and wheezing in early 2019. At first, doctors diagnosed a respiratory infection. But then, Fowler couldn’t walk 10 steps without resting. A trip to the hospital in March gave him a new diagnosis: chronic heart failure. “ We were shocked, stressed and scared,” says his wife, Wanda Fowler. “The news came out… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

First randomised trial backs safety of common heart drugs in COVID-19 patients
(European Society of Cardiology) Heart patients hospitalised with COVID-19 can safely continue taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), according to the BRACE CORONA trial presented in a Hot Line session today at ESC Congress 2020.ACE inhibitors and ARBs are commonly taken by heart patients to reduce blood pressure and to treat heart failure. There is conflicting observational evidence about the potential clinical impact of ACE inhibitors and ARBs on patients with COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mount Sinai Health System hospitals get quality achievement awards -- Stroke & Cardiac Care
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Recognition from American Heart Association highlights exemplary treatment for stroke, heart failure, and heart attack patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hospitalisation key driver of costs associated with heart failure in the US
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - September 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Victory in HFpEF Again Evades ARNI Despite Hopeful Signals Victory in HFpEF Again Evades ARNI Despite Hopeful Signals
Close and yet so far: the ARNI sacubitril/valsartan, as it has done before, teased with post hoc signs of benefit in a preserved-EF heart failure, PARALLAX, without winning the primary endpoints.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA News: Unpredictability of Advanced Heart Failure Complicates End-of-Life Care, Doctors Say
MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Some people with advanced heart failure live for a long time, while others don't. That uncertain timeline poses challenges for doctors, their patients and families dealing with end-of-life... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 31, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines Save Lives of Heart Failure Patients: Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 28, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Proportion of Deaths Due to Heart Failure, HTN Increasing
FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2020 -- The proportion of deaths from heart disease attributed to heart failure and hypertensive heart disease is increasing, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in The BMJ. Nilay S. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines Save Lives of Heart Failure Patients: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2020 -- Flu and pneumonia vaccines lead to fewer hospital deaths among heart failure patients, a new study finds. " Our study provides further impetus for annual immunizations in patients with heart failure. Despite advice to do so,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 28, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bayer submits vericiguat for marketing authorization in China for the treatment of chronic heart failure (for specialized target groups only)
(Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - August 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines Save Lives of Heart Failure Patients: Study
Title: Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines Save Lives of Heart Failure Patients: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/28/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - August 28, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Vaccines against respiratory infections linked with less heart failure deaths
(European Society of Cardiology) Influenza and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with fewer hospital deaths in patients with heart failure. That's the result of a study in nearly 3 million Americans released today at ESC Congress 2020. One out of five individuals will develop heart failure in their lifetime. An estimated 26 million people are affected worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Implanted Pulmonary Artery Pressure Device May Help Guide Heart Failure Therapy Implanted Pulmonary Artery Pressure Device May Help Guide Heart Failure Therapy
Pulmonary artery (PA) pressure-guided therapy for heart failure with the implanted CardioMEMS device was associated with lower PA pressures, a study found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Socioeconomic status predicts heart failure mortality
Socioeconomic status can help predict whether a person will die from heart...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 patients at risk for heart complications Cardiac CT shows promise for osteoporosis screening Breast cancer mortality higher after heart attack Echocardiography reveals heart changes in WNBA players DiA gets FDA nod, CE Mark for AI-based ultrasound tools (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Heart Events Observed for ~ 12 Percent of Adults Hospitalized With Flu
Acute heart failure and acute ischemic heart disease are most common cardiovascular events (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 25, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Study shows socioeconomic status linked to heart failure mortality in United States
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) A variety of treatments exist to address heart failure, yet it continues to carry a poor prognosis. A new study from University Hospitals showed that a person's address can help predict their chance of mortality from heart disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AHA News: Preeclampsia May Double a Woman's Chances for Later Heart Failure
MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Pregnant women with preeclampsia are far more likely to develop heart failure later in life than those who don't have blood pressure-related pregnancy complications, especially if it occurs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stress, Anger May Worsen Heart Failure
Title: Stress, Anger May Worsen Heart FailureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/24/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - August 24, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Stress, Anger May Worsen Heart Failure
Patients who reported experiencing anger in the week before the mental stress test had worse resting diastolic pressure, the researchers found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stress, Anger May Worsen Heart Failure
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 21, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Infections, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair for Right Heart Failure Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair for Right Heart Failure
Tricuspid valve regurgitation has long been understudied and undertreated, but new studies are advancing our understanding of transcatheter tricuspid valve edge-to-edge repair for right-sided HF.JACC: Heart Failure (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 21, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Incident Heart Failure in Chronic Inflammatory Diseases Incident Heart Failure in Chronic Inflammatory Diseases
A new study confirms an association between chronic inflammatory disease, such as RA, and the development of incident HF. Do we need to broaden the spectrum of diseases considered Stage A HF?JACC: Heart Failure (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - August 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stress, Anger May Worsen Heart Failure
FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2020 -- If you suffer from heart failure, try to stay calm. Stress and anger may make your condition worse, a new study suggests. Mental stress is common in heart failure patients due to the complexities of managing the disease,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart failure, hypertensive deaths rise in black women and men
(Northwestern University) Deaths due to heart failure and hypertensive heart disease are increasing in the US -- particularly in Black women and men -- despite medical and surgical advances in heart disease management. This is the first comprehensive study to look across a spectrum of heart disease types and examine differences between sex and racial groups across age groups and geography. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New clues to a 500-year old mystery about the human heart
(European Molecular Biology Laboratory - European Bioinformatics Institute) Researchers used artificial intelligence and genetic analyses to examine the structure of the inner surface of the heart using 25 000 MRI scans. They found that the complex network of muscle fibres lining the inside of the heart, called trabeculae, allows blood to flow more efficiently and can influence the risk of heart failure. The study answers old questions in human physiology and leads to new directions for understanding heart diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ageing heart cells offer clues to susceptibility of older people to severe COVID-19
(University of Cambridge) Genes that play an important role in allowing SARS-CoV-2 to invade heart cells become more active with age, according to research published today in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. The findings could help explain why age is major risk factor for dying from COVID-19, with people over 70 years at greatest risk, and why the disease can cause heart complications in severe cases, including heart failure and inflammation of the heart. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news