NZ Herald: Study exposes extra heart risk for patients

A article in the New Zealand Herald by reporter Jarrod Booker looking at some University of Auckland-led international research examining heart failure.

An excerpt: (read in full here)

“Many people with heart failure are not getting effective treatment and so face an increased risk of dying, an international study led by University of Auckland researchers has found.

“About three in 10 New Zealanders admitted to hospital with heart failure for the first time die within a year.

“The study has found standard drug treatments do not work on about a quarter of the patients.”