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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.  

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November 16, 2020 — Atrial fibrillation (AF), an irregular heartbeat that can increase the likelihood of stroke, was ...

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November 16, 2020 – Doctors from the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) presented new data that shows catheter ablation as ...

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News | Pharmaceuticals

November 16, 2020 — Among patients who stopped taking their cholesterol-lowering statin medication due to side effects ...

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November 16, 2020 — Novartis announced results from two pooled post-hoc analyses of Phase III ORION-9, -10 and -11 ...

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The American Heart Association, AHA, late-breaking sessions, trials, studies. #AHA #AHA20 #AHA2020
Feature | AHA | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here is a list of the American Heart Association (AHA) late-breaking clinical trial presentations at the 2020 Virtual ...

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COVID-19 has a big impact on the heart, and patients with pre-existing cardiovascular disease have at least a 10 percent higher risk of death and severe complications due to the virus. The virus also can cause myocarditis, blood clotting, and impact the cardiovascular system due to severe, hyperactive inflammatory responses.  Left, a cardiac CT scan 3-D rendering. right, the COVID-19 virus from a National Institutes of Health (NIH) photo.
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

August 17, 2020 - The number of people coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is rising with more cases in the U.S. There ...

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July 15, 2020 – The last major cardiovascular conference to go virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 (SARS-Cov-2) pandemic ...

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Societies Issue Guide to Safely Resume Cardiovascular Procedures, Diagnostic Tests. #COVID19 #SARScov2
Feature | Cardiovascular Business

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) together with other North American cardiovascular societies issued a framework ...

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WHO Database Shows Serious Health Impact of Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin Being Used to Treat COVID-19. #COVID19 #SARScov2 #Hydroxychloroquine
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

May 27, 2020 — Two of the front-line drugs being used to treat COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) patients are hydroxychloroquine and ...

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Caution Recommended in use of COVID-19 Therapy Using Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin in Cardiovascular Disease Patients
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

April 8, 2020 – The scientific community is learning more about the impact and interaction of cardiovascular diseases ...

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 30, 2020 — A group of 13 U.S. medical societies sent an open letter to Congress appealing to them to do what is ...

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News | Pharmaceuticals

December 30, 2019 — A drug therapy targeting the production of a protein produced by the liver has led to sustained and ...

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The most popular content in the month of November on DAIC was by far the data from the late-breaking trials from the American Herart Association (AHA) 2019 meeting. The second item on this month's list is an overview of key heart failure takeaways from AHA by Nasrien Ibrahim, M.D., associate director of resynchronization and advanced cardiac therapeutics at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Photo by Scott Morgan/AHA.
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December 16, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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November 22, 2019 — Artificial intelligence can examine electrocardiogram (ECG) test results, a common medical test, to ...

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