(Boston University Medical Center) Vijaya B. Kolachalama, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, has received a Scientist Development grant from the American Heart Association.
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) The American Heart Association (AHA) published a scientific statement to provide recommendations for physicians and researchers who wish to do meta-analyses, journal editors who publish them, and health care professionals who wish to use them to make decisions about patient care.
(American Heart Association) Two researchers have been awarded grants that could help uncover the next breakthrough in heart-health research, the American Heart Association and The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group announced Wednesday.
(Kessler Foundation) Olga Boukrina, PhD, research scientist in Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, has received a three-year award from the American Heart Association (AHA) valued at $231,000. The grant funds a study exploring a potential neural mechanism that could explain the high incidence of delirium and spatial neglect after right-hemisphere stroke.
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Benjamin L. Prosser, PhD, an assistant professor of Physiology, in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award from the American Heart Association's Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, one of its scientific divisions
Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals honored for implementing the most timely and research-based standards outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation's prevention guidelines.
Last month, the American Heart Association once again went after butter, steak and especially coconut oil with this familiar warning: The saturated fats in these foods cause heart disease. The organization’s “presidential advisory” was a fresh look at the science and came in response to a growing...
For three years in a row, Harris Health System's Ben Taub Hospital cardiac service has been recognized with the Mission: Lifeline(r) Gold Plus Receiving Center award by the American Heart Association. Additionally, the hospital also received the Mission: Lifeline(r) NSTEMI-Silver Achievement Award.
Their position statement on saturated fat has drawn the ire of people partial to coconut oil, but counterarguments accusing the AHA of cherry-picking data misrepresent the very science they claim to be defending.
The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded investigators at University of Utah Health $3.7 million to conduct collaborative research to prevent and treat congenital heart disease. U of U Health is one of four groups across the country to join the AHA's Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN) for children.
(Reuters Health) - Black Americans may be able to lower their risk for high blood pressure by following the seven heart-healthy steps laid out by the American Heart Association (AHA), according to a new study.
(Reuters Health) - Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your age.
Coconut oil isn't heart healthy, according to the American Heart Association. Dr. Donald Hensrud, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, says, "While there is little data on the direct effects of coconut oil on cardiovascular disease, the AHA advised against using coconut oil because it raises low-density lipoprotein, or LDL cholesterol." Dr. Hensrud […]
An American Heart Association (AHA) report has people asking "Is coconut oil healthy?" But it doesn't say anything we didn't already know.
It contains more saturated fat than butter, beef fat, and pork lard.
(Reuters Health) - Coconut oil raises ‘bad’ cholesterol in the same way as other foods high in saturated fats like butter and beef, according to the American Heart Association.
Says the American Heart Association.
Step away from that coconut! The American Heart Association just released a report advising against the use of coconut oil. In fact, coconut oil may be as unhealthy as beef drippings and butter. Gulp! In an unpleasant surprise for many health food devotees, research showed that coconut oil increased...
After decades of scientific squabbles over the role of saturated fat in the development of heart disease, the American Heart Association (AHA) claimed last week to have put the debate behind us in a news release that began this way: “Replacing saturated fats with healthier ones found in some vegetable oils can reduce cholesterol levels […]