The rates of U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last decade, more so than for any other condition, according to a study released Monday in the journal Circulation.
A research team led by Harlan Krumholz, M.D., national American Heart Association volunteer and director of […]
The impact of major cardiovascular risk factors combined is greater in women than men and in blacks than whites. While the gender gap may be narrowing, differences by race may be increasing, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
“We’ve been targeting traditional risk factors in […]
Heart failure patients living in low socioeconomic neighborhoods are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital than those in more affluent neighborhoods, according to a new study in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes, a journal of the American Heart Association.
Radiation from standard X-rays doesn’t significantly raise lifetime cancer risks for most children, but it can for those who have complex heart disease and are exposed to large cumulative doses, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Researchers followed 337 children under age 6 who had heart surgery at Duke University […]
A new American Heart Association study published Monday has found that children under age three who have had certain heart birth defects or heart surgery in the past six months may have an increased risk of heart infection.
Canadian researchers looked at data on 47,518 children with heart defects between 1988 […]