Women and Special Populations

INVESTED Results

Principal Investigator Orly Vardeny, PharmD, MS summarizes the results of the INVESTED trial.

Structural Racism and Health Equity Language Guide

The American Heart Association strives to use consistent language, and has developed a reference guide of terms related to structural racism and health equity.

Science News

Call to Action: Maternal Health and Saving Mothers
Association Between Excess Leisure Sedentary Time and Risk of Stroke in Young Individuals
Association of Subjective Social Status With Life's Simple 7s Cardiovascular Health Index Among Hispanic/Latino People: Results From the HCHS/SOL
Plant‐Centered Diet and Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease During Young to Middle Adulthood
Relationship Between a Plant‐Based Dietary Portfolio and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Findings From the Women's Health Initiative Prospective Cohort Study

Journals

Reporting of Results by Sex in Randomized Controlled Trials of Acute Stroke Therapies (2010–2020)
Multiple Chronic Conditions Explain Ethnic Differences in Functional Outcome Among Patients With Ischemic Stroke
Effect of Hispanic Status in Mechanical Thrombectomy Outcomes After Ischemic Stroke: Insights From STAR
Age‐Specific and Sex‐Specific Trends in Life‐Sustaining Care After Acute Stroke
Peripheral Blood Cytopenia and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality

Continuing Education

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The Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health promotes the expansion and exchange of knowledge with the ultimate goal of improving cardiovascular health across the lifespan. The council nurtures basic, clinical, epidemiological, and translational science related to nutrition, lipids, obesity, diabetes, physical activity, and behavioral change.


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