American Heart Association

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 […]

Stenting as good as surgery over long haul in treating clogged neck arteries

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

LOS ANGELES — The gold standard of surgical stroke prevention – a procedure that involves making an incision in the neck and dates to the 1950s – may finally be getting some competition. Because new research shows that a far less invasive approach that opens […]