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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.  

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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

November 15, 2019 — Results from the MARVEL 2 (Micra Atrial Tracking Using A Ventricular accELerometer) study shows...

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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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 Image courtesy Lindsay Fox from Pixabay

News | AHA | November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019 — A new study from researchers at the ...

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News | AHA | November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019 — A large majority of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in the...

ACC/AHA Update Guidance for Preventing Heart Disease; Stroke
Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 — The choices we make every day can have a lasting effect on our heart and vascular health. Adopting...

The startup company Genetesis introduced a new cardiac imaging modalityit calls magnetocardiography. The scanner creates images from the biomagnetic activity of the heart, using the polarization and depolarization of the heart during the cardiac cycle. This was at AHA.18, AHA 2018 - the American Heart Association annual meeting

The startup company Genetesis introduced a new cardiac imaging modality it calls magnetocardiography. The scanner creates images from the biomagnetic activity of the heart, using the polarization and depolarization of the heart during the cardiac cycle.

Feature | AHA | January 14, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here are a few of the takeaways from the clinical studies presented and new technology shown on the exhibit floor at...

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