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  • 51. Stem cell homing signal may help treat heart failure patients original article page for simple science
  • 52. What is Heart Failure? The American Heart Association explains heart failure (HF), sometimes called congestive heart failure (CHF), as a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood through the heart to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. Learn more.
  • 53. Warning Signs of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the most common signs and symptoms of heart failure and explains why they occur and describes how to recognize them.
  • 54. Ejection Fraction Heart Failure Measurement The American Heart Association explains ejection fraction as a measurement of heart failure. Learn more.
  • 55. Types of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the different types of heart failure such as, left-sided heart failure, systolic failure, diastolic failure, right-sided heart failure and congestive heart failure (CHF).
  • 56. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these personal stories of people living with heart failure.
  • 57. Classes of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the classes of heart failure. Doctors usually classify patients' heart failure according to the severity of their symptoms.


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