Science News

Sensitization in Heart Transplantation: Emerging Knowledge
02/19/2019 | Sensitization, defined as the presence of circulating human leukocyte antigen (HLA) antibodies, presents challenges for heart transplant recipients and physicians.
ISC 2019 Science News
02/05/2019 | AHA's Science News for ISC 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 6-8, 2019. In-depth interviews and a deep-dive look into studies presented at the conference.
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2019 Update
01/31/2019 | The Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics?2019 Update from the American Heart Association indicates that: 1) 116.4 million, or 46% of US adults are estimated to have hypertension.
New JAHA Featured Articles January 22, 2019
01/31/2019 | New featured articles from JAHA for January 22, 2019
Management of Stroke in Neonates and Children
01/28/2019 | Stroke has long been recognized as an adult health problem causing substantial morbidity and mortality, but it is also an important cause of acquired brain injury in your patients.
HYPERTENSION | Trending Topics | December 2018
01/10/2019 | Hypertension Trending Topics for December 2018
Statin Safety and Associated Adverse Events
12/10/2018 | Statins have a major impact in reducing the incidence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke and over 30 years of clinical investigation show that statins exhibit few serious adverse effects.
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition
11/12/2018 | The American Heart Association is adopting the 2018 physical activity guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which were announced on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at the American Heart Association?s flagship meeting Scientific Sessions.
Use of Risk Assessment Tools to Guide Decision-Making in Primary Prev of ASCVD
11/10/2018 | This AHA/ACC special report serves as a companion to the 2018 Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines and 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines.
2018 Cholesterol Management Guideline
11/10/2018 | The 2018 guideline addresses the practical management of patients with high blood cholesterol and related disorders.
Video Series: 2018 Cholesterol Guideline
11/10/2018 | This cholesterol video series is a companion resource for the 2018 Cholesterol Management Guideline.