Heart Failure Worsens With Anemia, Increases Risk of Death

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Heart Failure

Low hemoglobin levels are a predictor of increased risk of death and complications among heart failure patients, according to a report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Hemoglobin (Hgb) is the major substance in red blood cells, and its level indicates the blood's ability to carry oxygen throughout the body.