Tag: heart failure patients

Biomarker, Innovation

UK researchers create early stage blood test for heart failure

June 5, 2019


The new test is designed to measure the B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) protein, as well as other proteins in the blood to enable better diagnosis of heart failure. It will simultaneously measure 25 proteins from blood samples of heart failure […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Remote monitoring of implanted defibrillators in heart failure patients prevents hospitalizations

March 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Remote monitoring keeps heart failure patients out of hospital, according to late-breaking findings from the RESULT trial presented today at EHRA 2019, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. The set-up is so effective that it has won reimbursement from […]

Innovation, Research

Annual flu shot can save lives of heart failure patients

December 10, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Getting an annual flu shot can save heart failure patients’ lives, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Flu season usually begins in the fall and runs through the spring, with cases often peaking during the […]