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.  

Studies find 15 percent of all heart attack and stroke patients and 9 percent of CABG patients were uninsured before passage of the Affordable Care Act. AHA 2017, #aha2017
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — The majority of patients without health insurance who were hospitalized for heart attack, stroke...

Heart failure associated with methamphetamine (meth) use has risen dramatically in recent years among U.S. veterans, according to preliminary research presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions.
News | Heart Failure | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — Heart failure associated with methamphetamine (meth) use has risen dramatically in recent years...

Intensive treatment of gum disease associated with a significant decrease in blood pressure in Chinese study
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 —  Treatment for gum disease, or periodontitis, significantly lowered blood pressure among Chinese...

The Corvia intra-atrial shunt to treat diastolic heart failure.

The Corvia intra-atrial shunt to treat diastolic heart failure.

Feature | Heart Failure | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 – Results presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions and published...

News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 — Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Pfizer Inc. released real-world data (RWD) of outcomes...

SPRINT Trial Data Support New AHA/ACC Hypertension Guidelines
News | Hypertension | November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 — Findings from a landmark study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) support a key...

News | Atrial Fibrillation | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A smartphone application made it possible to use the iPhone camera to detect atrial fibrillation...

Boston Scientific, HeartLogic Heart Failure Diagnostic Service, MultiSENSE trial data, AHA Scientific Sessions 2016
News | Heart Failure | November 18, 2016

November 18, 2016 — Boston Scientific recently announced results from the first clinical trial evaluating the...

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