American Heart Association (AHA)

The American Heart Association (AHA) funds cardiovascular medical research, educates consumers on healthy living and fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke. The AHA also is a key resource for the latest cardiology science through its journals and annual meeting.

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Researchers examined decades of data from more than 5,000 patients, sharing their findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Three recent NIH-supported studies took a close look at disparities in cardiovascular care.

Researchers said they were surprised to learn that "no pain, no gain" was so accurate for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). A news study found patients should push past the pain because it improves outcomes.  

Researchers said they were surprised to learn that "no pain, no gain" was so accurate for this patient population. 

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Using patient-reported health scores may be able to help guide treatment decisions for patients presenting with coronary artery disease.

“We found direct evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is toxic to heart muscle cells," one researcher said. 

The American Heart Association and Association of Black Cardiologists announced the winners of a six-month data challenge, describing health equity as "one of the most pressing areas in healthcare.”

The updated document, developed by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, also emphasizes the potential benefits of caregiver training and MR imaging. 

Researchers tracked data from more than 11,000 adult patients, sharing their findings in Hypertension.

 U.S. Senate has confirmed cardiologist Robert Califf as next FDA commissioner. 

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Association of Black Cardiologists, American Heart Association and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions are just some of the healthcare organizations supporting the FDA's proposal.

USPSTF updates its stance on aspirin use to prevent CVD, sees no benefit for patients 60 or older.

These recommendations, the group emphasized, do not include patients with a history of CVD or those who are already taking aspirin for another reason.

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The American Heart Association and Enduring Hearts awarded the grants to two research teams studying ways to improve heart transplant outcomes in children.

The AHA is granting more money toward research on the cardIovascular effects of COVID-19. #COVIS #COVID19 #SARSCoV2 #longCOVID

The grants went to 11 different research teams in the United States and are expected to fund these projects for three years.

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Surgeons at NYU Langone Health successfully transplanted two genetically engineered pigs hearts into recently deceased humans in June and July.

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