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.  

Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to experience heart failure and heart attack. American Heart Association (AHA), #AHA2017
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | December 06, 2017
December 6, 2017 — Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to experience heart problems...
Lack of sleep may cause heart disease in older women. American heart Association, #AHA2017
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 06, 2017
December 6, 2017 — Older women who do not get enough sleep were more likely to have poor cardiovascular health,...
Coffee Associated With Reduced Risk of Heart Failure, Stroke. AHA 2017. #AHA2017
News | Heart Failure | November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017 — Drinking coffee may be associated with a decreased risk of developing heart failure or having...
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Seven Times Higher Among Younger Diabetics. Zoll
News | November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017 — Children and young adults with diabetes may be seven times more likely to die from sudden cardiac...
2017 American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting. AHA 2017, #AHA2017
Feature | December 10, 2017 | Dave Fornell
November 25, 2017 — Here is a list of some of the key clinical trial presentations at the 2017 American Heart...
Research team (left to right) Abdul Wase M.D. (principal ivestigator), Marina Brown R.N., Ken Shneider, Thein Aung M.D., Matt Clark, Dawn Hunt and Kimberle Evans R.N., with a Tesla car at Good Samaritan Hospital Dayton, Ohio.  Image courtesy of Joe Carfora.

Research team (left to right) Abdul Wase M.D. (principal ivestigator), Marina Brown R.N., Ken Shneider, Thein Aung M.D., Matt Clark, Dawn Hunt and Kimberle Evans R.N., with a Tesla car at Good Samaritan Hospital Dayton, Ohio. 
Image courtesy of Joe Carfora.

News | November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017 — Sitting in, or standing close to the charging port of a Tesla electric vehicle did not trigger a...
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 or...
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 in...
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 associated...
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 via...
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...