AHA

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.  

HHS Releases Second Edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 14, 2018

November 14, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the second edition of the...

ACC and AHA Release Updated Cholesterol Guidelines for 2018
Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018 — New cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of...

Vascepa and Statins Significantly Reduce Cardiovascular Events in the REDUCE-IT trial. #AHA #AHA18 #AHA2018
News | Pharmaceuticals | November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018 — A study in the current edition of the...

Hypertensive Crisis Five Times More Likely Among Blacks
News | Hypertension | November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018 — Black adults experience dangerous spikes in high blood pressure, called a...

Vascade MVP Reduces Time to Ambulation Follow EP Procedures
News | Vascular Closure Devices | November 11, 2018

November 12, 2018 — The Vascade MVP...

AI Algorithm Outperforms Most Cardiologists in Heart Murmur Detection
News | Artificial Intelligence | November 11, 2018

November 12, 2018 — At the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2018, Nov. 10-12 in Chicago, Eko...

Key clinical trial presentations at the 2018 American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting. #AHA, #AHA18 #AHA2018
Feature | AHA | November 07, 2018

November 7, 2018 — Here is a list of some of the key clinical trial presentations at the 2018...

EMPRISE Study Shows Empagliflozin Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalization with new data presented at AHA 2018. #AHA18 #AHA2018
News | Heart Failure | November 07, 2018

November 6, 2018 – Initial results from the real-world EMPagliflozin compaRative effectIveness and SafEty (EMPRISE)...

Laxmi Mehta, M.D., reviews an echocardiogram at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center for a cardio-oncology cancer patient to look for heart damage caused by chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

Laxmi Mehta, M.D., reviews an echocardiogram at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. She is calling for more research and collaboration to examine the link between heart disease and breast cancer to develop new treatments and preventative measures.

Feature | Cardio-oncology | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – Heart disease and breast cancer are two of the most prevalent diseases among women in the United...

Congressional Budget Office Finds cutting ACA insurance mandate will cause 13 million people to become uninsured, higher insurance premiums. American Heart Association (AHA), #AHA2017
News | Cardiovascular Business | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — At the American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting in November, a group of 16 non-partisan...

E-cigarettes Most Likely to be Used by Alcohol Drinkers and Former Cigarette Smokers, at American Heart Association (AHA), #AHA2017.
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — Electronic cigarettes are more frequently used by people who recently quit smoking and alcohol...

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