American Heart Association

Research takes deep dive into women’s health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Four collaborative projects researching heart disease in women will focus on fasting, meditation, estrogen levels and the psychology of exercise, the American Heart Association announced Wednesday.

The grants were made possible through a $5 million gift made in 2015 by Bill and Sally Soter in support […]

Investigators announced for new women’s heart disease research centers

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The scientific teams that will lead a new research network focused on preventing, treating and beating heart disease and stroke in women have been selected, the American Heart Association announced Wednesday.

The need for these focused research centers is critical, AHA officials said, because an estimated […]

Heart disease survivor donates $5 million to fund research center for heart disease in women

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Years ago, when Sally Soter was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes an irregular heartbeat, she told her doctor she was determined to conquer heart disease — and help other women facing it too.

Her commitment to fighting the No. 1 killer of women […]