Starting Empagliflozin During Acute HF Hospitalization Starting Empagliflozin During Acute HF Hospitalization
Improvement of symptoms and quality of life seen in acute heart failure patients who start empagliflozin during hospitalization.ACC.org (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Heart Failure Drug a New Treatment Option for Alcoholism? Heart Failure Drug a New Treatment Option for Alcoholism?
Spironolactone, a potassium-sparing diuretic typically used to treat heart failure and hypertension, has shown promise for alcohol use disorder, a common condition with few treatment options.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Home-Based Palliative Care for Heart Failure May Cut Risk for Dying in Hospital
MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 -- For patients with heart failure, a regionally organized, collaborative, home-based palliative care that involves cardiologists, primary care providers, and palliative care specialists and that uses shared decision-making to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prognostic Value of Time in BP Target Range Among HF Patients Prognostic Value of Time in BP Target Range Among HF Patients
This study explored the value of adopting time in blood pressure target range as a measure for prognosis in patients with heart failure.JACC: Heart Failure (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

MI Outcomes May Be Worse in Patients With Rheumatic IMID
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 -- The risks for mortality, heart failure, and recurrent myocardial infarction (MI) and the need for coronary reintervention are increased for patients with MI and rheumatic immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs),... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Hotter World Can Worsen Heart Failure
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 -- Climate change could spell trouble for those with heart failure, a new study suggests. When the temperatures soared in France during the summer of 2019, the heat wave appears to have worsened the conditions of heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 22, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Frailty Poses No Limit to HFpEF Meds Frailty Poses No Limit to HFpEF Meds
Increased frailty of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction should have no bearing on whether those patients receive sacubitril/valsartan, according to results of a data analysis.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Obesity, Heart Failure, and SGLT2 Inhibition Obesity, Heart Failure, and SGLT2 Inhibition
A new analysis reveals that the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin produces a greater reduction in incident hospitalization for heart failure in obese patients compared with their non-obese counterparts.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Updates in Heart Failure From ESC 2022 Updates in Heart Failure From ESC 2022
Advances in prognosis, the role of heart rate in mortality risk, and the application of heart failure guidelines are some of the updates from ESC 2022 discussed by Prof Wolfram Doehner.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None ReCAP Source Type: news

Africa: Even Mild Covid Raises the Chance of Heart Attack and Stroke. What to Know About the Risks Ahead
[The Conversation Africa] A concerning report recently published in Nature Medicine suggests even a mild case of COVID can increase the long-term risks of serious cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, heart attack and heart failure. The study highlights our limited understanding of the full consequences of COVID infection and the long-term impact of the COVID pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Does Tc-99m SPECT damage DNA?
A common laboratory test called a "comet assay" shows that radiation from technetium-99...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SPECT/CT proves value over CT diagnosing renal cancer Tc-99m SPECT/CT imaging detects COVID-19 SPECT/CT augmented reality may help visualize metastatic melanoma SPECT scans identify high-risk heart failure patients SPECT predicts outcomes in brain surgery for epilepsy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Treating Sepsis in Patients with Heart Failure
This article will discuss the guidelines for the treatment of sepsis and opportunities to enhance the care of patients with heart failure with sepsis. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stockholm Calls: Docs Eye New Tactics for Type 2 Diabetes at EASD Stockholm Calls: Docs Eye New Tactics for Type 2 Diabetes at EASD
New data on tirzepatide for weight loss and potential type 2 diabetes remission as well as an update on use of dapagliflozin for heart failure will be presented at the first in-person EASD meeting for 3 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 14, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Chronic'Exercise Deficiency' Linked to HFpEF Chronic'Exercise Deficiency' Linked to HFpEF
Chronic lack of exercise is a major risk factor for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, and regular physical activity, particularly up to age 60, may prevent it, researchers contend.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 12, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Red flags for heart failure during pregnancy
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. Deaths from heart disease in women who are pregnant or delivered a baby within one year has increased over the previous 30 years. Dr. Demilade Adedinsewo, (Demi-lad-ay Ah-ded-in-shay-woah) a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains the red flags for heart failure during pregnancy and how health care professionals are working to detect the condition earlier. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/DCgDX2yvUc0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 8, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news