American Heart Association

AHA awards $2 million for cardiovascular disease research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New studies will soon get underway thanks to a pair of million-dollar research grants announced Friday by the American Heart Association. One project will look at how to match the right drug to the right patient, and the other will attempt to extend the effectiveness […]

Leaders meet to ‘crack the code’ on heart disease, stroke

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A forum focused on how big data and precision medicine can help “crack the code” on heart disease and stroke advances will be held Thursday in New York City.

Leaders from industry, investment and academia will meet at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart and […]

Precision medicine institute launches call for research applications

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The American Heart Association and Bayer announced Thursday they will work together to advance research in three critical areas: cerebral small vessel disease, chronic kidney disease and heart failure.

The AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine is now accepting applications for three AHA-Bayer Innovation and Discovery […]

Crowdsourcing to be the future for medical research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Crowdsourcing isn’t just a quick way to get things done on the Internet. When used right, it can accelerate medical research and improve global cardiovascular health, according to a new best-practices “playbook” released by the American Heart Association and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

“The benefits […]

AHA names top 10 heart, stroke research advances of 2016

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Mutations that influence coronary heart disease. Clot-retrieving strategies for strokes. Healthy lifestyle techniques to outsmart genetic fate. All of this – and more – was part of the groundbreaking work from heart disease and stroke researchers published this past year.

The American Heart Association, one of […]

Heart risks of popular pain relievers still unclear

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

NEW ORLEANS — A study doctors had hoped would provide some clear answers about which of the most common pain relievers was safest for people with or at high risk for cardiovascular disease has instead left experts puzzled about how to interpret the results.

The conclusion […]

My Research Legacy invites everyone to join cutting-edge research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

NEW ORLEANS – There’s a new, secure website where people can share their health data with researchers looking for new ways to treat and erase heart diseases and stroke.

The American Heart Association announced Sunday the launch of My Research Legacy, a network being built in […]

AHA, Amazon Web Services join forces to fight heart disease using the cloud

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

NEW ORLEANS – Researchers and clinicians in the growing field of customizing heart disease and stroke treatments for each patient will soon join together to access and analyze more of what they need most – massive amounts of information.

The American Heart Association and Amazon Web […]

Discovering gene culprits could speed heart failure treatment, prevention

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of Cardiovascular Genome-Phenome Study Discovery grants awarded by the American Heart Association to speed personalized treatments and prevention for heart disease.

Think of heart failure as a serious plumbing problem. It happens when the heart can’t pump enough […]

AHA launches Center to bring together science and technology

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS
The American Heart Association launched the Center for Health Technology & Innovation on Thursday to focus on finding technology solutions to healthcare problems.
The center will work to find ways to improve outcomes, lower costs and increase engagement through technology.
Interested companies can join the Center’s Health […]