Thirsty? You're already dehydrated

Summertime means lots of people are outside dealing with the heat—some by choice and some because they have to. Whatever the reason, staying hydrated is the key to dealing with hotter temperatures, said a Baylor College ...

Medical research

New therapy may ease congestion for heart failure patients

The American Heart Association estimates that the total cost of heart failure in the United States could reach $70 billion by 2030. Volume overload contributes to 90% of heart failure-related hospitalizations in the U.S. ...


New treatment option shown for heart failure fluid overload

Higher doses of spironolactone, a diuretic (water pill), can prevent the need for dialysis in selected heart failure patients, a UT Health San Antonio study found. The aggressive approach relieved fluid overload safely and ...

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