Mike Magee The American Medical Association and its Federation, including the influential American College of Cardiology, took a stand this week – for “non-transparency”. When it comes to the pharmaceutical and medical device industry paying the freight for doctors’ continuing education, they’d rather the patients and regulators be kept in the dark. Show More Summary
A study from the American College of Cardiology’s Sports and Exercise Cardiology Council concludes that consistent exercise is crucial for heart health. The study authors remarked on how only half of American adults get the federally recommended 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity exercise per week. They analyzed some recent data and discovered […]
The Journal of the American College of Cardiology today published a consensus statement that establishes guidance for conducting pre-participation screenings of college athletes and encourages emergency action plans for quickly responding to sudden cardiac arrest. Show More Summary
Interim findings from a new Digital Medicines study presented yesterday at the 65th annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology (#ACC16)demonstrated that patients benefit from feedback on medication adherence and behavior patterns, translating to improved outcomes for chronic medical conditions such as diabetes and hypertension. The study included patients using [...]
CHICAGO (April 4, 2016) -- A new stem cell therapy significantly improved long-term health outcomes in patients with severe and end-stage heart failure in a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's 65th Annual Scientific Session. read more
Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and the burden is increasing - much of which could be reduced through modifiable risk factors. A new review in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology examines the roleShow More Summary
Models developed by the American College of Cardiology NCDR CathPCI Registry to predict the likelihood of angioplasty patients developing acute kidney injury and acute kidney injury requiring dialysis have proven to be effective among patients in Japan. Show More Summary
Judith Hochman, MD, was awarded the ACC's Distinguished Scientist Award in the Clinical Domain in honor of her contributions to the cardiovascular profession, and Sripal Bangalore, MD, was awarded the Douglas P. Zipes Distinguished Young Scientist Award in honor of his contributions to cardiovascular research. Show More Summary
Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will present their Late-Breaking Clinical Trial findings and other important research results advancing the field of cardiovascular medicine at the American College of Cardiology's 65th Annual Scientific Session and Expo
William C. Roberts MD, executive director of the Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute (BHVI), has been awarded the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for his contributions to the cardiovascular profession.
Drinking a high carbohydrate shake can have an acute and detrimental effect on heart function, a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) has found. read more
New York, NY - March 29, 2016 - Physicians and fellows from the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will be presenting abstracts at the American College of Cardiology 65th Annual Scientific Session taking place April 2-4, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Show More Summary
Taking long naps or being excessively tired during the day is associated with a higher risk for developing metabolic syndrome, according to a study scheduled for presentation at the American College of Cardiology's 65th Annual Scientific Session. read more
People who reach their 80s without cardiovascular disease are more likely to suffer from the effects of dementia than a heart attack or stroke, according to a study today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In a small...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Feb. 12, 2016) - The American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registry was the source of data for several research studies published in the final three months of 2015, including a study examining outcomes...Show More Summary
MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center has partnered with the American College of Cardiology's Find Your Heart a Home(tm) pilot program, a campaign aimed at helping patients make informed choices about where to receive their cardiac care. It is one of only two hospitals in the nation selected to participate in the program.
WASHINGTON (Jan. 22, 2016) -- New recommendations from the American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology have established appropriate use of diagnostic imaging for patients with chest pain, one of the most common reasons for emergency department visits. read more
American College of Cardiology Sports and Exercise Cardiology Council encourages physical activity for heart disease prevention.
WASHINGTON (Jan. 11, 2015) -- Symptoms of mild to minimal depression were associated with early indicators of heart disease in a research letter published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, but the study found regular exercise seems to reduce the adverse cardiovascular consequences of depression. read more
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and patient active network PatientsLikeMe have launched a partnership to explore innovative ways to make real-world patient feedback and experience more central to diabetes research and care.Show More Summary