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Ideal heart health less likely among lesbian, gay and bisexual adults

NEW ORLEANS, March 20, 2018 -- Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults were less likely than heterosexuals to have ideal cardiovascular health, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology...Show More Summary

Heart attacks often follow dramatic changes in outdoor temperature

Large day-to-day swings in temperature were associated with significantly more heart attacks in a study being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session. Given that some climate models link extreme...Show More Summary

Harris Health Awarded First-Ever Gold Workplace Health Achievement

The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded Harris Health System its first-ever Gold level Workplace Health Achievement for creating and implementing successful health programs for employees in the workplace. This award echoes AHA's mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Unique role of gender is featured in Circulation journal's Go Red For Women issue focused on women's heart health

(American Heart Association) The second Go Red For Women issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, features eleven original articles and research letters dedicated to women's heart health. Topics include cardiovascular aspects of pregnancy and its complications; risk factors; symptoms of heart attack and mental stress among others.

Short kids may have higher future stroke risk

DALLAS, Feb. 15, 2018 - Being a short kid is associated with increased risk of having a stroke in adulthood, according to Danish research published in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal. A prospective study examined data on more than 300,000 Danish schoolchildren - born between 1930-1989 who were examined at ages 7, 10 and 13. Show More Summary

Survivors of childhood heart defects may have higher risk of premature dementia

(American Heart Association) Children born with heart defects are more likely to survive into old age because of improved early treatments, but they may be more likely to develop early-onset dementia than people born without heart defects.

Stroke journal features women's studies on how gender influences stroke risk, treatment and outcomes

(American Heart Association) Many aspects of strokes affect women and men differently, and four articles in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke highlight recent research and identify future research needs.

Big-Data Helps Define the Burden of Sarcoidosis

Nirav Patel, M.D. Physician-scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham using "big-data" recently summarized in the Journal of the American Heart Association the prevalence of cardiovascular manifestations, rates of defibrillator placement (ICD) and predictors of in-hospital mortality in sarcoidosis -- a disorder that affects multiple organs.

Severe pre-eclampsia often leads to undetected high blood pressure after pregnancy

(American Heart Association) Hypertension commonly occurs in the year following pregnancy among women who had severe pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. The lingering hypertension may go unnoticed because it often doesn't present as classic high readings in the doctor's office. Show More Summary

10 Creative Ways to Wear Red on National Wear Red Day

It's the first Friday in February, and you know what that means... it's National Wear Red Day! Created in 2003 by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the holiday is tailored to make you think about heart disease being the number one killer of women. Show More Summary

Broken hearts: A rundown of the divorce capital of every state

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

About 40% to 50% of married couples in the United States divorce, according to the American Psychological Association. The divorce rate among those who remarry is even higher.        

Women with breast cancer have increased heart disease risk, report finds

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

The American Heart Association said Thursday that treatment for breast cancer may also damage women’s hearts. It’s the first major report on a link between the two diseases.

New focus on where heart disease and breast cancer treatment meet

A new scientific statement issued today by the American Heart Association underscores the commonalities between cardiovascular disease and breast cancer among women, and it calls for more focus on research and specialized treatment where the diseases overlap.

National Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day. During American Heart Month in February, the American Heart Association will focus on women with “Go Red for Women,” a national movement about women and cardiovascular disease. Each year cardiovascular diseases claim the lives of nearly 500,000 women. Show More Summary

The American Stroke Association receives $11.1 million gift from...

(American Heart Association) The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, announces its fifth major philanthropic gift from the Henrietta B. and Frederick H. Bugher Foundation.

AHA Scientific Statement Highlights Intersection of Heart Disease and Breast Cancer

A new scientific statement issued by the American Heart Association underscores the commonalities between cardiovascular disease and breast cancer among women, and it calls for more focus on research and specialized treatment where the diseases overlap.

Breast cancer treatments may increase the risk of heart disease

(American Heart Association) Some breast cancer therapies can damage the heart and healthcare providers should carefully monitor breast cancer treatment effects on the heart. Breast cancer survivors, especially older women, are more likely to die from cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure rather than breast cancer.

New focus on where heart disease and breast cancer treatment meet

(MediaSource) The American Heart Association has released the first scientific statement about heart disease and breast cancer, calling for more research and collaboration between the fields of oncology and cardiology to treat and prevent both diseases.

Breast cancer treatments can raise risk of heart disease, American Heart Association warns

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

A major new report says that patients should be monitored closely for cardiac toxicity

New blood pressure guidelines are promoted with scars and scare tactics

The American Heart Association (AHA) has faced criticism for issuing new, more aggressive guidelines that lower the threshold for high blood pressure and set lower treatment targets for millions of Americans. (We’ve written extensively about those guidelines and the SPRINT study that formed the basis for them.) Now the AHA is facing renewed criticism for […]

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