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  1. heart failurenoun

    congestive cardiac failure, congestive heart failure

  2. heart failurenoun

    The chronic inability of the heart to pump a sufficient amount of blood throughout the body, leading to a pooling of blood and shortness of breath.

    congestive heart failure, congestive cardiac failure

  3. heart failurenoun

    The cessation of the heartbeat; cardiac arrest.

    congestive heart failure, congestive cardiac failure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heart failure, coronary failurenoun

    inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions

    coronary failure

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  1. Scott Solomon:

    This could be related to the reasons why they had stopped drinking in the first place, for instance because they had already developed health problems that might have made them more likely to go on to develop heart failure.

  2. Maria Mountis:

    For people with heart failure, the American Heart Association recommends eating 1,500 to 2,000 mg sodium per day, eating a single hot dog could have up to 1,000 mg of sodium so eating in moderation is important.

  3. Kristen Smith:

    There's a lot more to assessing health than knowing one's body weight, an individual with a normal BMI may have fat stored in locations in their body that could put them at increased risk for chronic diseases and heart failure.

  4. Richard Parkes:

    We believe the FDA will likely view the risk as likely to be a class effect and apply changes to all approved drugs in the class, thus, even with information added to Onglyza's label for increased risk of heart failure hospitalization, we do not expect the drug to be commercially disadvantaged versus other members of its class.

  5. Mesoblast Chief Executive Silviu Itescu:

    For sales and marketing, we will be partnering with a major cardiovascular company that has an existing sales force and commitment to the heart failure field.

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  • srdeční selháníCzech
  • hjerteslag, hjertestop, hjertesvigt, hjerteinsufficiensDanish
  • Herzschwäche, HerzversagenGerman
  • südamepuudulikkusEstonian
  • sydämen vajaatoiminta, sydämenpysähdysFinnish
  • insuffisance cardiaqueFrench
  • 心不全Japanese
  • hjertesviktNorwegian
  • insuficiência cardíacaPortuguese
  • инфа́ркт миока́рда, серде́чная сла́бость, инфа́ркт, остано́вка се́рдца, серде́чная недоста́точностьRussian
  • [[infarkt]] [[miokard, [[zatajenje]] [[srce, infarktSerbo-Croatian
  • hjärtinsufficiens, hjärtsviktSwedish
  • kalp yetmezliğiTurkish
  • 心臟衰竭Chinese

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