American Heart Association

People with acute coronary syndrome at increased risk of suicide

By AMERICAN HEART ASOCIATION NEWS

People with acute coronary syndrome — a condition in which the heart’s blood supply is suddenly blocked —  have a higher risk of suicide, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Researchers identified 41,050 people 35 years or older in the […]

Sleep disorders may increase risk of heart events after procedure to open blocked arteries

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS 

People with sleep disorders may have a higher risk of death, heart failure and stroke after having a procedure to open blocked heart arteries, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Acute coronary syndrome is an umbrella term for conditions […]

New guidelines say blood-thinning therapy should be longer for some, shorter for others

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Many of the roughly 15.5 million Americans with coronary heart disease will receive new advice regarding whether and how long to take aspirin combined with another blood-thinning antiplatelet to prevent clotting under updated guidelines released Tuesday by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart […]