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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.  

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 - FDA...
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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...
E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful to Heart Health Than Tobacco.

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News | AHA | November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019 — A new study from researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that electronic...
 Cholesterol test prep blood draw needle stick from American Heart Association
News | AHA | November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019 — A large majority of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in the NCDR...
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 a...
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...
Quest Diagnostics Joins One Brave Idea Research Initiative
News | Population Health | December 04, 2018
December 4, 2018 — Quest Diagnostics recently announced it will contribute biomarker implementation, population health...
The American Heart Association (AHA) 2018 meeting news was the most popular content in cardiology, cardiac technology in November 2018

News from the American Heart Association (AHA) 2018 meeting in November generated the most interest with DAIC readers during the month. The most popular cardiology content from AHA included items 1-3, 6-8, 13, 15, 17 and 19 on this month's list.

Feature | December 04, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor
December 4, 2018 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...
Videos | AHA | November 19, 2018
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new cardiovascular technologies on display on the...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Cath Lab | November 15, 2018
Navin Kapur, M.D., discusses the results of the FDA STEMI Door-to-Unloading (DTU) safety and feasibility randomized...
Farxiga Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalization, Cardiovascular Death for Type 2 Diabetes
News | Pharmaceuticals | November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018 — AstraZeneca announced positive full results from the DECLARE-TIMI 58 cardiovascular (CV) outcomes...
Videos | Heart Failure | November 15, 2018
James Januzzi, M.D., Hutter Family Professor at Harvard Medical School and a cardiologist at Mass General Hospital,,...
Videos | EP Lab | November 15, 2018
Wilber Su, M.D., chief of cardiac electrophysiology, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, and clinical associate...
HHS Releases Second Edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. #AHA2018 #AHA18
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 Physical...