Obese people without an overt manifestation of heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels risk of heart failure in the future, with new research suggesting that obesity is an independent driver of heart muscle damage.
In a finding that may lead to improved treatments for hypertension and heart failure, scientists have uncovered a new pathway through which the brain uses a little-known steroid to control blood pressure.
The expected launch of Novartis`s new heart failure drug next year promises to be the company`s most exciting ever and profit margins on the medicine will be good, its head of pharmaceuticals said on Sunday.
Norberto Odebrecht, founder of the Brazilian construction company behind large-scale infrastructure projects including several World Cup stadiums, was buried Sunday after dying of heart failure. He was 93.
A new research has shown that the moderate consumption of wine and hard liquor alcohol might be associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia.
In a first, researchers have found that women who go through menopause early - at ages 40 to 45 - have a higher rate of heart failure because of the inability of the heart to pump enough blood to meet the body`s needs.