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Heart Disease Prevention - Can Heart Failure Be Cured?

Recently, scientists might discover a way to repair heart failure. A study found that paroxetine that is an antidepressant also known as Paxil could improve heart function in laboratory mice and even reverse heart damage more effectively than beta-blockers, the current standard of care for heart failure. Show More Summary

Wayne State to Lead Detroit Site in New National Heart Failure Study

The Wayne State University School of Medicine and Detroit Receiving Hospital of the Detroit Medical Center will serve as a site for a national study that will develop new guidelines for patients released from the emergency room after treatment for suspected acute heart failure symptoms.

Health Lunacy and Rocket Science

The failure to use what we have known for more than two decades to prevent up to 80 percent of all major chronic disease -- heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, dementia -- is costing virtually every one of us years lost from lives we love, and life lost from years. Show More Summary

3,000 people attend a cat funeral

2 days agoNews : Trending Now

Tama the cat, who died of heart failure at age 16 (that’s about 80 in human years) is credited with saving a Japanese railway line from financial ruin.

The Heart Is a Monster

Since their breakup in the late Nineties, Clinton-era alt-rockers Failure have gone from overlooked coulda-beens to cult heroes, numbering Tool and Paramore among their admirers. The band's first album in 19 years justifies their rep. Spacey and sprawling yet packing plenty of guitar muscle, The Heart Is a Monster picks...

Japanese Mourn Loss of Feline Stationmaster

3 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Last weekend, thousands gathered in Japan to mourn the passing of Tama, the honorary stationmaster of the Kishi train station—who was also a cat. She died earlier in the week of heart failure at age 16, and people in the area are heartbroken. Tama might have seemed to be a typical cat, living a life filled with naps and lots of petting. Show More Summary

Fetuses more vulnerable to some environmental contaminants penetrating into cord blood

Toxic environmental contaminants are increasingly known to cause a number of severe health problems, in particular on fetuses, including heart failure, low cognitive ability, delayed development, and neurobehavioral disorders. read ...

My Older Brother Passed Away

My older Brother Jim passed away this past Tuesday of heart failure. He was 56. He had been ill for a long while with only 4% kidney function for around 2 years now. The past couple of months he had been so sick, and not able to keep food down that he missed several dialysis treatments. Show More Summary

Stream Failure The Heart Is A Monster

Failure haven’t released an album since 1996, when Fantastic Planet dropped, and the band broke up a year later. This decade has wrought a series of revivals, as guitar-driven rock undergoes an unpredicted, though not unwelcome, renaissance of sorts. In February, Swervedriver dropped their reunion album I Wasn’t Born To Lose You, and just yesterday […]

'High-Normal' Blood Pressure in Young Adults Spells Risk of Heart Failure in Later Life

Mild elevations in blood pressure considered to be in the upper range of normal during young adulthood can lead to subclinical heart damage by middle age -- a condition that sets the stage for full-blown heart failure, according to findings of a federally funded study led by scientists at Johns Hopkins

Worried About Heart Disease? Check Your Kidneys

How reduced kidney function can increase the risk of heart failure — and t[...]

Album Review: Failure – The Heart Is a Monster

Los Angeles space rockers return from orbit with first album in 19 years.

Unasked Questions: How I Let My Father Take His Secrets To The Grave

This is my fifteenth Father's Day without my dad. He died of heart failure four days before St. Patrick's Day, a couple of months shy of his 79th birthday, and after a year of hospice care. He took his last breath quite peacefully while I sat by his bedside with my mother and Seamus, my parents' big, fluffy, orange and white cat. Show More Summary

Federal Auditor Finds Broad Failures at N.H.T.S.A.

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

The agency had weak management and undertrained staff, and it repeatedly missed opportunities to identify the deadly defect at the heart of a large recall of G.M. vehicles.

Scott & White Memorial Uses New Technology to Help Heart Failure Patients

Patients with moderate heart failure now have a new option to help manage their chronic disease and reduce their chance of being readmitted to the hospital.

Fructose powers a vicious circle

Researchers have found a hitherto unknown molecular mechanism that is driven by fructose and can lead to cardiac enlargement and heart failure.

Bioengineered Patch, Molecular "Booster" Could Improve Stem Cells Ability Treat Heart Failure

Despite the intense activity and high hopes that surround the use of stem cells to reverse heart disease, scientists still face multiple roadblocks before the treatment will be ready for clinical prime time. Researchers are now finding...Show More Summary

Sense8 And The Failure Of Global Domination

By Guest Contributor Claire Light, cross-posted from The Nerds Of Color How do you imagine a life you could never live? Though not really a theme, this problem is at the heart of Netflix’s new original series Sense8, created by the Wachowskis and J. Show More Summary

Failure share part 6 of studio diary and "Hot Traveler" video

photos by Priscilla Scott You've read parts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of Failure's studio diary for their upcoming The Heart Is A Monster, and here's the sixth and final part. This one's written by drummer Kellii Scott, and...

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