Theresa Giambra

New Treatments for Heart Failure

By Theresa Giambra, R.N. In the U.S., heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalizations for people over 65 (5.6 million), and responsible for more deaths than all cancers combined. More than 600,000 new cases are diagnosed in the U.S. yearly, and 26 million people are affected worldwide. Heart failure, sometimes known as congestive heart failure, occurs when your heart muscle doesn’t pu... »