American Heart Association

Incoming AHA president Warner driven by commitment to science, community, teamwork

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Growing up in West Texas, John Warner loved the outdoors and sports. Most of his free time was spent fishing, hiking and running. Those passions blended into a natural path for his future.

He ran his way to a track scholarship at Abilene Christian University, a […]

June 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Heart Disease, Stroke|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Incoming AHA president Warner driven by commitment to science, community, teamwork

Texas father changes culinary traditions for his daughter’s heart health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Giving up pancetta and canned vegetables was bad enough. It was harder to cut out garlic salt. Mike Brusa worried his Italian dishes would lose their signature flavor, but he had promised his daughter he’d cook healthier to help her get well.

“This condition […]

Minorities less likely to get heart device

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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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.

Some healthcare providers are dropping the ball when it comes to treating women and minorities with severe heart failure, a recent […]

Las minorías tienen menos probabilidades de recibir un aparato para el corazón

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Según un estudio reciente, hay proveedores de servicios de salud que no están cumpliendo con su deber cuando les dan tratamiento a mujeres y a minorías étnicas y raciales que sufren de insuficiencia cardíaca. Aun así, estos resultados no causaron furor en el […]

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Non Featured, Noticias en Español|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Las minorías tienen menos probabilidades de recibir un aparato para el corazón

Common food additive may increase blood pressure

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Eating foods with too much phosphate, a common food and beverage additive, increased blood pressure in rats, particularly during exercise, a recent study showed.

It’s a finding that if confirmed would support the Food and Drug Administration including the amount of added phosphate on food labels, […]

Dr. Joseph Hill takes over as editor-in-chief of scientific journal ‘Circulation’

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

 Dr. Joseph Hill says it’s both the best of times and the worst of times for him to assume the role of editor-in-chief of Circulation, the American Heart Association’s principal scientific journal.

“There’s never been a more exciting time in cardiovascular medicine: The arsenal of tools we now […]