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Orthostatic hypotension may signal heart failure, study

Orthostatic hypotension may signal heart failure, study

Take a notice of what happens when you stand up from sitting or lying down, if it makes you feel some times dizzy or lightheaded, and maybe even faint lasting a few seconds to a few minutes, you may face … Read more

New Heart Failure Therapy Proves Most Effective in Women

New Heart Failure Therapy Proves Most Effective in Women

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — A therapy to prevent heart failure is twice as effective in women as in men, a new study finds. CRT-D device led to 72% reduction in death among female patients, study found. It’s the … Read more

U.S. Heart Disease Costs Expected to Soar

U.S. Heart Disease Costs Expected to Soar

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — The cost of treating heart disease and stroke in the United States is expected to triple in the next 20 years, to $818 billion, a new report says. Will triple by 2030, report says; … Read more

Worsening Depression Adds to Heart Failure Risks: Study

Worsening Depression Adds to Heart Failure Risks: Study

MONDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) — Heart failure patients whose depression worsens with time are less likely to fare well in the long-run than patients whose depressive symptoms either stabilize or dissipate, a new study indicates. Routine mental health screening … Read more

Fish Oil May Help Some Heart Failure Patients

Fish Oil May Help Some Heart Failure Patients

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) — For heart failure patients whose condition is controlled with standard care, omega-3 fatty acid supplements appear to improve their condition even more, a small study suggests. Omega-3 fatty acid supplements seem to boost heart … Read more

Accupril (Quinapril)

Accupril (Quinapril)

What is Accupril (Quinapril)? Quinapril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Quinapril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. Quinapril may also be used for other purposes … Read more