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Common Erectile Dysfunction Drug Not Helpful for Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds

SAN FRANCISCO — A commonly used erectile dysfunction drug, sildenafil, doesn't help patients who have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, a condition in which the heart's lower chambers are stiff and cannot relax and fill fully between beats. That is the finding of the RELAX study, presented today at [...]

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Mayo Clinic-led Study: Two Drugs do not Improve Kidney Function in Acute Heart Failure Patients

Low-dose dopamine or low-dose nesiritide tested in hospitalized heart failure patients DALLAS — Two drugs tested in a larger trial did not improve kidney function in acute heart failure patients, contrary to results of smaller studies. The results were presented today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 in Dallas and simultaneously published [...]

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