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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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Up to 50% of older patients with heart failure have cognitive impairment and heart failure is associated with an increased risk for dementia, said study author Dr Tina Stegmann of Leipzig University Hospital, Germany.
Revealing the myths about heart failure, the survey stated: one in five members of the public said patients should avoid exercise, while just over half of the patients knew that exercise can be a treatment for their disease.
In successfully dealing with failure we must be careful not to make emotional decisions when we fail.
As a result of Cardurion Pharmaceuticals' preclinical data, the recent successful Phase 1 study in normal subjects, and the safety and tolerability of CRD-733 in more than 250 subjects to date, the company has now initiated its Phase 1b study in heart failure.
In this scenario, the importance of risk predicting tools that indicate prognosis in heart failure comes into action.
Preventing heart failure doesn't require heroic measures.
A special word about obesity: A Framingham Heart Study analysis concluded that, after other cardiovascular risk factors were controlled for, obese individuals had double the risk of new-onset heart failure, compared with normal weight subjects, during a mean follow-up of 14 years.
T-test was used to assess the gender differences of competition anxiety and fear of failure. P value <0.05 was considered significant.
High cardiac filling pressures in patients with heart failure are associated with a higher risk of hospitalization and mortality, regardless of left ventricular ejection fraction.
Material and Methods: All patients presenting to AFIC ER and diagnosed with acute heart failure were included in this study.
The goal of this paper is to present a method for deriving failure cause occurrence ratings from existing occurrence ratings in hierarchically lower level FMEAs.
Heart failure occurs when the heart can no longer pump out enough blood to supply what the body needs.