heart failure

Iconic Baltimore inner city row houses.

Heart failure risk predicted by communities, not wealth

When buying and selling real estate, how often have you heard the realtor’s mantra — location, location, location? This is also the central theme of a recently released journal report on factors that can predict heart failure risk.

Heart failure is more prevalent in the South. Here’s what you need to know.

My Southern Health: Heart failure – it’s not what you think

Heart failure is more prevalent in the South. Here’s what you need to know.

HIV-infected people have higher risk of heart failure

The first large study to report that HIV-infected people have a significantly higher risk of heart failure in the antiretroviral therapy era has been published in JAMA Cardiology.

Heart failure “dashboard”

A new computer algorithm developed at Vanderbilt could save billions of dollars in health care costs by identifying patients at risk for readmission after being hospitalized for heart failure.

Pregnancy-related heart disorder clues

Vanderbilt researchers have identified biomarkers that could be useful for evaluating and treating pregnancy-related heart failure.

Heart Institute celebrates LVAD program milestone

On April 7, a 48-year-old man from Bethpage, Tennessee, became the 300th person to receive a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI).

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