Evidence Builds for Catheter Ablation for AF and Heart Failure Evidence Builds for Catheter Ablation for AF and Heart Failure
This article summarizes recent clinical trials which provide a growing body of evidence on the benefits of catheter ablation in the management of AF in patients with concomitant heart failure.Circulation (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

University of Kentucky receives $2.2M NIH grant to fund heart failure research
The money will fund the computer modeling of a beating heart. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

Another Study Shows COVID's Danger to Pregnant Women
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 -- Pregnancy significantly increases the odds of devastating outcomes from COVID-19, a new study confirms. Complications from the virus to pregnant women can include heart attack, arrhythmias, heart failure and long-haul... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 11, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Accelerated and Personalized Therapy for HFrEF Accelerated and Personalized Therapy for HFrEF
This study examined current evidence on the benefits of different therapy sequencing strategies in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. Are current guidelines suboptimal?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Improve heart failure services
Expressions of interest for managing heart failure @home early adopter sites are open until Monday 5 September. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 10, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bodyport receives FDA 510(k) for connected scale
The Cardiac Scale can be used to monitor patients with fluid management conditions like heart failure and kidney disease. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 9, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Heart failure: Expert says reduction in diagnoses 'extremely worrying' – symptoms to spot
NORMALLY, if cases of a particular condition are falling, this is cause for celebration; a sign of success and a move towards better times. Not so, in the case of heart failure as a new report finds cases have fallen since the pandemic began. According to Co-Chair of the Alliance for Heart Failure Dr Louise Clayton, this is cause for concern. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aug 5 2022 This Week in Cardiology Aug 5 2022 This Week in Cardiology
Hyperkalemia in heart failure, CV health in America, primary prevention ICDs, and a debate about posters at medical meetings are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 5, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Premature Menopause May Increase Risk for Heart Failure, A-Fib
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 -- A history of premature menopause is associated with an increased incidence of heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a study published online Aug. 4 in the European Heart Journal. Jean Shin, from the Korea... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

News at a glance: AI reveals protein structures, racism ’s impact on memory, and rising tiger numbers
INFECTIOUS DISEASE Progress toward ending AIDS has stalled The world’s response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic is faltering badly in the face of declines in spending and the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an annual update from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) released last week. In a campaign announced in 2015 to “end AIDS as a public health threat” by 2030, UNAIDS set targets for 2025 that the new report finds are far from being met. Last year, 1.5 million people became infected with HIV, 1 million more than the 2025 target. Of the 38.4 million people living with the virus in...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 4, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

NAFLD Linked With Increased Heart Failure Risk NAFLD Linked With Increased Heart Failure Risk
The risk appears to increase with greater liver disease severity, especially at higher fibrosis stages.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 4, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Women under 40 who experience premature menopause could suffer from heart failure
WOMEN who experience premature menopause before age 40 are a third more likely to suffer heart failure, a study suggests. Premenopausal women are thought to benefit from the protective effect of oestrogen on the heart and circulatory system (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart failure and sex: Is it safe?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-Acting Ivabradine; Personalized DAPT Strategy Flops; Meth and Heart Disease
(MedPage Today) -- A long-acting formulation of ivabradine improved heart function in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, the FIRST trial showed. (Journal of the American College of Cardiology) Nature looks at the state... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 2, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart Failure-Related Deaths Up in Younger Adults in the U.S.
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 -- Heart failure-related mortality in young adults increased between 2012 and 2019 in the United States, according to a study published online July 27 in JAMA Cardiology. Vardhman Jain, M.D., from the Cleveland Clinic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news