(American Association for Cancer Research) Risk for aging-related diseases such as heart disease and diabetes was significantly higher among thyroid cancer survivors in Utah than it was among age-matched, cancer-free individuals, with those diagnosed before age 40 having the highest risk for some of the diseases.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has changed blood pressure guidelines, saying that a systolic 130 over a diastolic 80 is now officially “elevated” blood pressure. The AHA says this has been a three year task, “based on hundreds of studies and clinical trials”. It doesn’t mean that many more people than before will need medication […]
By MICHEL ACCAD, MD On November 15, 2017, an epidemic of hypertension broke out and could rapidly affect tens of millions of Americans. The epicenter of the outbreak was traced back to the meeting of the American Heart Association in Anaheim, CA. The pathogen was released in a special 488-page document labeled “Hypertension Guidelines.” The
One would think that the leader of the American Heart Association would have the most cardiovascular fortitude of any of us, but the organization’s president proved otherwise during a scientific conference that saw him suffer a small heart attack that … More » The post American Heart Association President Suffers Heart Attack appeared first on EveryJoe.
Research from the American Heart Association indicates that plant-based diets might be the best choice to reduce heart failure, even for people that haven't previously had cardiac conditions. Heart failure occurs gradually and doesn't necessarily mean your heart stops working. Show More Summary
American Heart Association President John Warner suffered a heart attack during the organization's annual conference in Southern California, where he spoke about his family's history with heart disease. Warner, vice president and chief executive of UT Southwestern University Hospitals in Dallas,...
(Baylor College of Medicine) A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, the Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine's Cardiovascular Research Institute has found that ciprofloxacin, a widely prescribed antibiotic,...Show More Summary
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, California Nov. 11-15
American Heart Association President John Warner had a minor heart attack during the organization's annual conference on cardiovascular science.
The American Heart Association (AHA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have formed a strategic business partnership to overcome the burden of drug discovery, cost and access.
High blood pressure was redefined Monday by the American Heart Association, which said the disease should be treated sooner, when it reaches 130/80 mm Hg, not the previous limit of 140/90. Doctors now recognize that complications "can...Show More Summary
30 million Americans who woke perfectly healthy yesterday morning are now suddenly in need of expensive hypertension treatments after the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology decided to lower the definition of "high blood pressure" to 130/80 from the previous trigger of 140/90. Show More Summary
The percentage of Americans with high blood pressure jumped from 32 percent to 46 percent today, when the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology issued new guidelines f...
In the first change to blood pressure guidelines in 14 years, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology say that the threshold for high blood pressure should be lower. Under the new guidelines, nearly half of American adults will be considered to have high blood pressure, according to the heart experts who…
(American Heart Association) The American Heart Association awarded its Clinical Research Prize for 2017 to Robert A. Harrington., M.D., of Stanford University School of Medicine, 'for his leadership of research initiatives leading to the development of new anti-thrombotic agents that have dramatically improved everyday medical practice.'
(American Heart Association) The American Heart Association awarded its Basic Research Prize for 2017 to Walter J. Koch, Ph.D., of the Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, "for basic cardiovascular studies that have identified novel molecular targets for treating heart failure and advanced prospective therapy to the doorstep of clinical trials."
(American Heart Association) The American Heart Association presented one of its highest honors, the Eugene Braunwald Academic Mentorship Award, to Gary D. Webb., M.D., of the University of Cincinnati 'for his extensive and successful...Show More Summary
(American Heart Association) The American Heart Association has presented its 2017 Chairman's Award saluting excellence in volunteer service to Gregg C. Fonarow, M.D., of the University of California at Los Angeles, for "his many invaluable contributions to the Association's strategic goals and programs while significantly advancing the science and practice of cardiology."
(Temple University Health System) The American Heart Association has named Temple's Walter Koch, PhD, winner of its prestigious "Basic Research Prize" for 2017. Dr. Koch was declared the winner "for seminal contributions to basic cardiovascular...Show More Summary
(American Heart Association) The American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology presented its James B. Herrick Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cardiology to Arthur J. Moss, M.D., of the University of Rochester...Show More Summary