PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Health & Science University officials say a heart transplant was performed there in late March, marking the first such procedure in the state since 2018.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn University says its famed golden eagle Nova, also known as War Eagle VII, could be in the early stages of heart failure.
LONDON (AP) — A cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure in a large study, suggesting it could be a good way to help prevent heart...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — An autopsy says a Springfield man who died after being stunned by police had severe heart failure.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that Phyllis Sanford confirmed...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Autopsy results show that an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy died from congestive heart failure moments before a crash occurred as he drove to work Thursday...
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the skier who died after he was found unconscious at a Colorado ski resort last week.
The Summit Daily News reported Monday that the Summit...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Springfield's Prairie Heart Institute has joined with University of Chicago Medicine to strengthen heart care for patients in central and southern Illinois.
Prairie Heart Institute announced Monday the collaboration will improve services for those with advanced heart failure, heart transplants and mechanical devices to aid circulation.
ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — A chimpanzee that lived at the North Carolina Zoo for nearly 40 years has died after suffering congestive heart failure for about a year.
Zoo officials say 47-year-old Ruthie was euthanized Thursday. Zoo officials said she was known for being silly, sassy and stubborn.
She had arrived in 1980 and was one of the animals that lived longest at the zoo in Asheboro. A chimp named Maggie also arrived in 1980, and C'sar the elephant came in 1978.
CHICAGO (AP) — Fish oil, vitamin D, novel drugs, new cholesterol guidelines: News from an American Heart Association conference over the weekend reveals a lot about what works and what does not for preventing heart attacks and other problems.
Dietary supplements missed the mark, but a prescription-strength fish oil showed promise. A drug not only helped people with diabetes control blood sugar and lose weight, but also lowered their risk of needing hospitalization for heart failure.
NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Anne Donovan has died of heart failure at 56.
Former first lady Barbara Bush is receiving "comfort care" at her family's home in Houston after deciding she wanted no further medical treatment for unspecified health problems.
The 92-year-old has suffered from congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in recent years, and had surgery in 2009 for severe narrowing of her main heart valve. She also has been treated for decades for a thyroid condition called Graves' disease, and had surgery on a perforated ulcer in 2008.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Dusty Anchors was not looking forward to delivering the news.
Yet before he adjourned a team meeting on an early January evening in the Ridgefield High School student commons, he knew he had to break the hearts of another group of people he loved, just like he had to do to his closest family and friends over the previous month.
For his softball players and their families, the coach had waited until then to avoid spoiling the holidays.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cult leader Charles Manson died of cardiac arrest accompanied by respiratory failure, triggered by colon cancer that had spread to other areas of his body, according to his death certificate.
He died Nov. 19 at Bakersfield's Mercy Hospital, near where the 83-year-old had been serving a life sentence for orchestrating the 1969 killings of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and eight other people.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The University of Louisville has received a nearly $14 million grant to study a treatment for heart failure.
The university says the grant is one of the largest for medical research in the school's history. The $13.8 million award from the National Institutes of Health is for the study of a new type of adult cardiac stem cell.
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals group Novartis says net income fell 15 percent in the first quarter as it continued to adjust to generic competition for its Gleevec leukemia drug and stopped work on a hoped-for treatment for heart failure.
The Basel-based company said net income dropped to $1.7 billion, compared with $2.01 billion in the year-earlier period. It cited a $200 million charge to discontinue RLX030, which failed to pass tests in trials as a treatment for acute heart failure.
MANATEE, Fla. (AP) — DeWayne and Rosalie Reinhart have already started packing up their two-bedroom home in Bradenton. They don't have to be out of their home for a couple more weeks, but the brother and sister had to get started since they won't be able to take all their belongings with them.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are developing a robotic sleeve that can encase a flabby diseased heart and gently squeeze to keep it pumping.
So far it's been tested only in animals, improving blood flow in pigs. But this "soft robotic" device mimics the natural movements of a beating heart, a strategy for next-generation treatments of deadly heart failure.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A 72-year-old woman found dead in Spokane died of a heart condition and her 93-year-old mother likely froze to death after her daughter passed.
The Spokesman Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2igZDC9 ) that the two women were found dead Thursday after neighbors noticed newspapers stacking up on their front porch.
The Spokane County Medical Examiner said Friday that Patricia Johnson died of heart failure after the sac around her heart filled with fluid.
LONDON (AP) — George Michael's moment of liberation followed what seemed at first to be a time of deep humiliation.
Former pro wrestler and NFL lineman Big Van Vader has announced that doctors have told him he has just two years to live due to congestive heart failure.
Vader made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday . He says his wrestling and football careers are to blame.