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.  

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...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | November 14, 2018
James Januzzi, M.D., Hutter Family Professor at Harvard Medical School and a cardiologist at  Mass General Hospital,...
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 14, 2018
Matthew Budoff, M.D., professor of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, spoke at the 2018 American Heart...
ACC and AHA Release Updated Cholesterol Guidelines for 2018. #AHA18 #AHA2018
Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018 — New cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of...
Videos | Pharmaceuticals | November 13, 2018
Deepak L. Bhatt, M.D., executive director of the interventional cardiovascular program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital...
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 New England Journal of Medicine1 shows that a particular...
Hypertensive Crisis Five Times More Likely Among Blacks, according to a late-breaking study at AHA 2018. #AHA #AHA18 #AHA2018
News | Hypertension | November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018 — Black adults experience dangerous spikes in high blood pressure, called a hypertensive crisis, at a...
Vascade MVP Reduces Time to Ambulation Follow EP Procedures
News | Vascular Closure Devices | November 11, 2018
November 12, 2018 — The Vascade MVP vascular closure system met its endpoints compared to manual compression in a...
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...
Russel Pate, Ph.D., Univerity Of South Carolina, chair of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance. #AHA18

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2018 Scientific Sessions this week. Chicago. It provides evidence-based recommendations for youth ages three through 17 and adults to safely get the physical activity and was a major topic of discussion. Pictured here is Russel Pate, Ph.D., Univerity Of South Carolina, chair of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance, presenting on the main stage at AHA, with details relat d to the new guidelines.

Feature | AHA | November 20, 2018
November 7, 2018 — Here is a list of some of the key clinical trial presentations at the 2018 American Heart...