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Kyra Becker, MD interviews Matthew Flaherty, MD about the results of the STOP-IT | SPOTLIGHT trial, which he presented during ISC 2017 in Houston.

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Functional Capacity as a Principal End Point for Therapies Older Adults with CVD
03/23/2017 | Adults are living longer lives, many with cardiovascular (CV) disease, and surviving to very old age.
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03/17/2017 | Exclusive video discussions and data summaries of the most noteworthy science presented at ACC.17 in Washington, D.C. from March 17-19, 2...

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Vascular basis for cognitive decline

Orthostatic Hypotension is Associated With 20-year Cognitive Decline and Incident Dementia: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
Andreea Rawlings | Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

RESULTS: Midlife orthostatic hypotension (OH) association with dementia and cognitive over the next 20 years raise questions for future study.

Olfactory Function and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Old Age: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Neurocognitive Study (ARIC-NCS)
Priya Palta | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

RESULTS: Impaired sense of smell may be a marker of neurodegeneration.

Carotid Artery Stiffness and Decline in Cognitive Function Among Women With, or at Risk for, HIV Infection
Daniel Huck | Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein, Bronx, NY

RESULTS: Less carotid stiffness in these women was associated with slower cognitive decline.

Cardiovascular Health at Young and Middle Ages and Dementia in Older Age - The Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry Study
Thanh-Huyen T Vu | Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

RESULTS: Better cardiovascular health when young was associated with lower dementia risk later in life.

International Stroke Conference 2018

Nursing Symposium: Jan. 23, 2018
Pre-Con Symposia: Jan. 23, 2018
Sessions: Jan. 24-26, 2018
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, California

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Stroke Council

Colin P. Derdeyn, MD FAHA

The American Heart Association’s mission is “building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.” The Stroke Council, one of 16 scientific councils within the American Heart Association, is uniquely dedicated to advancing the science of stroke prevention, treatment and recovery through research and education. The Stroke Council develops scientifically based publications, meetings, professional education, and training programs and supports the American Stroke Association’s work in translating stroke-related science into effective initiatives and products for the public, healthcare professionals, healthcare facilities and policy makers.

Colin P. Derdeyn, MD, FAHA
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Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)

Deborah Chyun, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

The mission of the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN) is to accelerate the discovery, translation and application of knowledge to promote and improve overall cardiovascular health. Our efforts focus on contributing nursing’s biopsychosocial expertise to American Heart Association's (AHA) global agenda to promote ideal cardiovascular health, quality of life, and heart healthy lifestyles and environments.

Deborah Chyun, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
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