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Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1222)


New process designed to streamline faster care for EMS triage, transport of stroke patients

(American Heart Association) The new Severity-based Stroke Triage Algorithm for emergency medical services (EMS) equips ambulance crews with information and tools to better identify a stroke, assess a patient's overall condition and determine the best hospital for the patient's specific treatment needs.

Move more at work: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

How many minutes of exercise do you get every week? According to the American Heart Association, healthy adults should aim for 150 minutes of moderate activity per week or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. Some people have difficulty fitting that amount of exercise into their schedules. Mayo Clinic experts have a solution to […]

Vanderbilt Joins Cutting-Edge Obesity Research Network

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of four centers receiving a $15 million, four-year research award from the American Heart Association (AHA) to provide cutting-edge research on obesity as part of its sixth Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN).

Closing left atrial appendage reduces stroke risk from AFib

(American College of Cardiology) For patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib), a common heart rhythm disorder, closing the area of the heart known as the left atrial appendage as an add-on procedure during cardiac surgery was associated...Show More Summary

Heart procedure linked with bleeding in the brain, neurological impairment

(American College of Cardiology) Small leakages from blood vessels in the brain, known as microbleeds, increase with age and are associated with cognitive decline. Of 84 older patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement...Show More Summary

Guidelines differ on recommendations of statin treatment for African-Americans

(The JAMA Network Journals) Approximately 1 in 4 African-American individuals recommended for statin therapy under guidelines from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association are no longer recommended for statin therapy...Show More Summary

Precision medicine platform now open for collaborative discovery about cardiovascular diseases

(American Heart Association) The AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular MedicineTM is calling on all cardiovascular and stroke dataset owners and stewards to share their data as the first step in acquiring all the pieces needed to treat and prevent heart failure, stroke, coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation and other cardiovascular diseases.

Type 2 diabetes linked to low gluten diets

The American Heart Association has found that diets with high gluten content are associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This lowered risk has been attributed to the consumption of cereal fiber, which protects against...Show More Summary

Heart failure patients may benefit from fish oil: advisory

2 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - A new American Heart Association report says people with heart failure may live longer by taking omega-3 fish oil supplements because they seem to reduce the heart disease death rate by almost 10 percent.

Study reports that gluten-free diet increases risk of type 2 diabetes

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

In response to the trend for gluten-free products, on Thursday the American Heart Association (AHA) announced research, based on 30 years of surveys, that establishes a link between gluten-free diets and a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. Show More Summary

LibertyLink Finds Partners in FFA and AHA

LibertyLink may not immediately make you think of the American Heart Association (AHA), but Bayer wants to change that. “So our goal is to build awareness around heart disease– one of the major killers in the rural market,” explains Jody Wynia, soybean and cotton manager for Bayer. “It’s 39 percent more prevalent in rural communitites than it is in the... Read More

Regular exercise beginning in middle age could lessen severity of future strokes

In a study recently presented at the American Heart Association’s International Stroke Conference 2017, researchers found that the loss of collateral vessels—which reroute blood flow when arteries narrow—can be prevented by exercise....Show More Summary

Increased physical activity, lower BMI may lower heart failure risk

(American College of Cardiology) Lifestyle patterns, including physical activity and body mass index (BMI), are associated with a risk of overall heart failure but are more strongly associated with the heart failure subtype HFpEF, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Cholesterol 101

Cardiologist Alex Garton, MD discusses knowing your cholesterol numbers and the new American Heart Association guidelines.

Broken hearts, full lives: Defect survivors share stories

last monthNews : USAToday: News

According to the American Heart Association, eight of every 1,000 babies born will have a congenital heart defect.        

Aronowski Receives Prestigious International Stroke Science Award in Research

The 2017 Thomas Willis Award for significant translational contributions to clinical stroke research from the American Heart Association has been awarded to Jaroslaw Aronowski, Ph.D., professor, vice-chair and the Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Chair in Neurology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Aronowski receives prestigious international stroke science award in research

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) The 2017 Thomas Willis Award for significant translational contributions to clinical stroke research from the American Heart Association has been awarded to Jaroslaw Aronowski, Ph.D., professor, vice-chair and the Roy M. Show More Summary

Long-term heavy drinking may age arteries over time

(American Heart Association) Heavy alcohol drinking habits over the years may prematurely age arteries, especially in men, putting them at an increased risk for heart disease, compared to consistently moderate drinkers.

Heart disease could cost $1 trillion a year by 2035

The American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Katie Holmes Models Marchesa for Red Dress Fashion Show

Katie Holmes poses in her red dress while backstage at the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Red Dress Collection Runway Show on Thursday night (February 9) at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The show was presented by Macy’s and held for a great cause right at the start of New York Fashion [...]

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