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Toxin Gas Turns Out to be Remedy for Heart Failure! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Dec 2008 9:13pm Being a leading cause of hospitalization for the elderly, heart failure is a condition in which the heart muscle cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. This can be caused by previous injury to the heart muscle from a heart attack, diabetes, high blood pressure or obesity. Hydrogen sulfide is colorless and highly toxic. It is a f ... Read on »
Benefits of Turmeric: Important Herb in Preventing Heart Attack & Heart Failure by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment (University Heath Network) Turmeric has long been used in traditional eastern medicine to prevent scarring in healing wounds. A recent study published in the February Journal of Clinical Investigation entitled “Curcumin Prevents and Reverses Murine Cardiac Hypertrophy” shows that this folk remedy may have a strong foundation in science. ... Read on »
Benefits of Turmeric: Important Herb in Preventing Heart Attack & Heart Failure by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:16pm (University Heath Network) Turmeric has long been used in traditional eastern medicine to prevent scarring in healing wounds. A recent study published in the February Journal of Clinical Investigation entitled “Curcumin Prevents and Reverses Murine Cardiac Hypertrophy” shows that this folk remedy may have a strong foundation in science. ... Read on »
Should Patients with Heart Failure Receive Exercise Therapy? Implications for Disease Management Organizations with Heart Failu by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 6:23pm O’Conner and colleagues asked that question in an April 8 JAMA article titled “Efficacy and safety of exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure.’ You’d think exercise is good, because it increases stamina, promotes well being and should decrease the likelihood of the heart getting worse. Maybe, maybe not. The Disease Manag ... Read on »
New Heart Pump Could Benefit Thousands of Heart Failure Patients … by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 10 Feb 2010 11:11am The new FDA decision broadens the group of eligible patients to include those heart-failure patients who do not qualify for heart transplants due to their age or underlying medical conditions. See the original post here New Heart Pump Could Benefit Thousands of Heart Failure Patients … Read on »
The acute and long-term effects of intracoronary Stem cell Transplantation in 191 patients with chronic heARt failure: the STAR- by David Granovsky Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 12:00am Another study that proves that “Intracoronary BMC (bone marrow [stem] cell) therapy improves ventricular performance, quality of life and survival in patients with heart failure.” – The acute and long-term effects of intracoronary Stem cell Transplantation in 191 patients with chronic heARt failure: the STAR-heart study ... Read on »
Think You’re Tired Because of Heart Failure? Maybe It’s Not the Heart At All! by Keep Your Heart Healthy Facebook Posted Sun 05 Sep 2010 4:41pm photo by graur razvan ionut Apparently a study presented in Europe has brought to light the newest possibility of iron deficiency.  Your body requires iron to help carry oxygen in the blood to all your organs.  People with iron deficiency are known to feel extremely tired all the time because of a lack of oxygen carriers in the body. ... Read on »
Self-Injections of Nesiritide Improves Function of Heart in Heart Failure by Keep Your Heart Healthy Facebook Posted Wed 06 Oct 2010 8:27am The newest medicine on the heart failure scene which was originally introduced in 2001 is called nesiritide or Natrecor .  It is an IV or injection-only solution that helps with relaxing muscles and improving blood flow during a bad heart failure episode.  While there is some controversy surrounding nesiritide, this new study suggested it can ... Read on »
Chronicles of the Heart, Part 20 – confirmation of heart failure (again!)… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Sun 31 Jul 2011 6:22am Yesterday I was devastated by extreme nausea – so extreme that I was, at one point, seriously considering suicide. And if you don’t understand why, then you really haven’t had the misfortune tp explore the extremes of nausea in any meaningful way – it is, without doubt, far more soul-destroying even than pain, something I know from experience. ... Read on »
Drug Can Reverse Overgrown Hearts To Help Prevent Heart Failure by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Thu 02 Jun 2011 5:48pm A promising cancer treatment drug can restore function of a heart en route to failure from high blood pressure, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. The drug, a type of histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor being evaluated in numerous ongoing clinical trials, has been shown to reverse the harmful effects of autophagy in ... Read on »