American Heart Association

Long-term study supports less-invasive treatment for clogged neck arteries

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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.

One of the most important cardiovascular-related studies of 2016 established that there isn’t much difference between two of the main ways to treat […]

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Patients, Stroke, Top 10 Research 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Long-term study supports less-invasive treatment for clogged neck arteries

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 […]

Violence victims more likely to have blood vessel disease

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Mexican women who experienced physical violence as adults were more likely to have clogged neck arteries, increasing the risk for stroke, researchers reported Thursday at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions.

Violence against women is a global problem, with a third of women worldwide […]

March 3rd, 2016|Categories: multicultural, Stroke, Women|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Violence victims more likely to have blood vessel disease

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 […]