American Heart Association

Minorities less likely to get heart device

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Lea en español

Editor’s note: This is one in a 10-part series of the top medical research advances of 2016 as determined by the American Heart Association.

Some healthcare providers are dropping the ball when it comes to treating women and minorities with severe heart failure, a recent […]

Las minorías tienen menos probabilidades de recibir un aparato para el corazón

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Read in English

Según un estudio reciente, hay proveedores de servicios de salud que no están cumpliendo con su deber cuando les dan tratamiento a mujeres y a minorías étnicas y raciales que sufren de insuficiencia cardíaca. Aun así, estos resultados no causaron furor en el […]

El corazón y el riñón del legendario pelotero Rod Carew, procedieron del jugador de la NFL Konrad Reuland

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Read in English

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California – Rod Carew, miembro del Salón de la Fama del béisbol y reciente receptor de un trasplante, sabe ahora a quién le pertenecieron el corazón y el riñón que lo mantienen vivo: a Konrad Reuland, tight end de la […]

Cómo Rod Carew llegó a saber que el corazón y el riñón nuevos procedieron de un jugador de la NFL

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Read in English

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California — La historia de cómo Rod Carew, miembro del Salón de la Fama del béisbol, llegó a saber que su corazón y su riñón nuevos les pertenecieron al jugador de la NFL Konrad Reuland, resulta mejor contada por las […]

AHA expands hospital program in Dubai

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday became the first country outside the United States to fully implement an American Heart Association program that helps hospitals improve cardiovascular care.

Get With The Guidelines is an evidence-based, in-hospital continuous quality improvement process designed to improve treatment and prevent […]

Travis to appear at BeautyKind Unites: A Concert for Causes

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Country music star Randy Travis will make a guest appearance Saturday at BeautyKind Unites: A Concert for Causes, joining artists Demi Lovato, The Band Perry and Jake Owen.

The event — at AT&T Stadium near Dallas, where the Cowboys play — will help raise money for […]

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 […]

Cardiac scientists and practitioners converge on the land of beignets and jambalaya

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Thousands of healthcare providers and scientists are gathering to explore the latest research in heart disease and related health problems during the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions — widely considered the premier U.S. cardiovascular science conference.

Renowned experts in cardiovascular disease – the leading cause of […]

New tool helps predict how treatments affect heart attack, stroke risk

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A new tool for doctors and patients will help predict how well four preventive therapies affect long-term risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to a special report published Friday by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

The risk assessment tool, developed […]

Four cities to cast pivotal ‘soda tax’ votes

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Residents of four cities will cast pivotal votes this Election Day in the national movement to tax sugary beverages – with supporters saying momentum is spreading even in the face of large opposition spending.

“First they laugh at you, then they fight you and then you […]