(HealthNewsDigest.com) – More than 6.5 million people in the United States are living with heart failure (HF). Scientists are looking for new targets for HF therapy that can help people lead better lives. One approach is finding how behavior can turn on and off genes, by changing the epigenetics. HF is an inflammatory disease, and higher inflammation leads to worse HF. In this , participants were randomly assigned either to a three-month walking exercise group (n=38) or a control group (n=16). The was able to in persons with HF. By turning off this gene, there was less overall inflammation. .