Metabolism and Physiology

STRENGTH Results

Principal investigator A. Michael Lincoff, MD summarizes the results of the STRENGTH Trial, which looked at the effects of omega-3 carboxylic acid on clinical outcomes in patients at high cardiovascular risk.

Science News

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Failure
2019 CVD Primary Prevention Guideline
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition
AHA/ACC Special Report: Use of Risk Assessment Tools to Guide Decision-Making in the Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD)
2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

Continuing Education

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Since 1999, the BCVS Council has advanced understanding of mechanisms of basic cardiovascular regulation to support insights into cardiovascular disease and facilitate new therapies. Emphasis is on integrating molecular/cellular and physiological approaches to address problems relating to genomics, cell signaling, myocardial biology, circulatory physiology, pathophysiology, and peripheral vascular disease.


The ATVB Council focuses on arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology. The council advances research, addresses prevention, improves diagnosis and treatment, and works actively with other organizations. It shares reliable information through its annual conference, awards and lectures, and in the AHA’s journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.


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