More adults are living with congenital heart defects in the United States — creating the need for more health services and tracking systems to collect data for all ages, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
A blood test that leads to donor hearts being rejected may not effectively predict whether a heart transplant will succeed or fail, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure.
Many transplant centers routinely reject hearts if donors’ blood tests reveal […]
A new study suggests reducing excessive salt benefits some people with high blood pressure, but low-sodium diets don’t help people with lower risks for heart disease, stroke or death – findings that were quickly criticized by medical experts as unreliable due to faulty scientific methods.
LOS ANGELES – The Henrietta B. and Frederick H. Bugher Foundation, one of the nation’s leading funders of stroke research, announced Wednesday the creation of an award honoring a longtime trustee that will fund innovative investigators.
The inaugural prize went to James Weyhenmeyer, the vice president […]
With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s time to start looking at heart-healthy approaches to the holiday’s dinner.
Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.D., R.D., a nutrition professor at Penn State University and volunteer for the American Heart Association’s Nutrition Committee, said the first tip she would give is to “think health.” […]