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This channel contains news about the American Heart Association (AHA), including coverage of its annual meeting and guidelines. AHA is a leading resource for cardiology information, both consumer and professional.  

AHA, ACC, HRS, SCAI and other medical societies call for federal government to do what is needed to get medical supplies to front-line clinicians fighting COVID-19. #COVID19 #SARScov2 #Coronavirus
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020 — A group of 13 U.S. medical societies sent an open letter to Congress appealing to them to do what...

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Dr. Christie Ballantyne, professor of medicine and chief of the section of cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine

News | Pharmaceuticals | December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019 — A drug therapy targeting the production of a protein produced by the liver has led to sustained...

The most popular content in the month of November on DAIC was by far the data from the late-breaking trials from the American Herart Association (AHA) 2019 meeting. The second item on this month's list is an overview of key heart failure takeaways from AHA by Nasrien Ibrahim, M.D., associate director of resynchronization and advanced cardiac therapeutics at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Photo by Scott Morgan/AHA.

The most popular content in the month of November on DAIC was by far the data from the late-breaking trials from the American Herart Association (AHA) 2019 meeting. The second item on this month's list is an overview of key heart failure takeaways from AHA by Nasrien Ibrahim, M.D., associate director of resynchronization and advanced cardiac therapeutics at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Photo by Scott Morgan/AHA. 

Feature | December 17, 2019

December 16, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

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News | AHA | November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 — People who experience cardiac...

The Cordella Pulmonary Artery Pressure Sensor System for Heart failure. #AHA19 #AHA
News | Heart Failure | November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 — Endotronix, a digital health and medical technology company dedicated to advancing the treatment...

John J. V. McMurray presenting the DAPA-HF Trial at AHA 2019. It was part of the late-breaking presentations in the "Outside the Box: New Approaches to CVD Risk Reduction" session.

John J. V. McMurray presenting the DAPA-HF Trial at AHA 2019. It was part of the late-breaking presentations in the "Outside the Box: New Approaches to CVD Risk Reduction" session. Photo by AHA/Phil McCarten

Blog | Heart Failure | November 21, 2019

It’s an exciting time in the heart failure (HF) world right now with the emergence of new therapies, including...

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News | AHA | November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 — Heart attack survivors may have an increased risk of developing cancer compared to people...

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News | AHA | November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 — Ultra-processed foods, which account for more than half of an average American’s daily calories...

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News | AHA | November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 — Frequent cannabis (marijuana) use among young people was linked to an increased risk of...

In the ISCHEMIA study, patients were randomized into one of two groups: a conservative strategy or an invasive strategy. Illustration by NYU Langone staff

In the ISCHEMIA study, patients were randomized into one of two groups: a conservative strategy or an invasive strategy. Illustration by NYU Langone staff 

Feature | AHA | November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 — After 12 years of collecting data, the results of the landmark ISCHEMIA (International Study of...

The American Heart Association, AHA, 2019 meeting late breaking trials and key studies on cardiovascular science.
Feature | AHA | November 19, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

November 19, 2019 — Here is a list of the key late-breaking clinical study presentations and links to the results at...

Results from the MARVEL 2 (Micra Atrial Tracking Using A Ventricular accELerometer) study shows that an investigational set of algorithms in the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) significantly improves synchrony and cardiac function in patients with atrioventricular (AV) block. This is an impaired electrical conduction between the chambers of the heart.
News | Pacemakers | November 15, 2019

(February 2020 update — the results of this trial led to the FDA clearnace of the Micra AV device in January 2020...

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News | AHA | November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019 — More than a million Americans face a doubling in their risk of death during or while recovering...

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