Contrary to the condition’s name, heart failure doesn’t mean the heart has stopped pumping—it’s just not working at full strength. It can often be managed with medications and lifestyle changes, but its progression needs to be monitored closely. Now scientists have developed a new test strip that could potentially allow patients to do this at home for the first time. Their study appears in the journal ACS Nano.

Via:: https://phys.org/news/2017-05-paper-heart-failure-patients-condition.html

Paper test strip could help heart failure patients monitor their condition at home

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