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Science News 2019 Scientific Sessions
11/16/2019 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2019. Nov. 16-18, 2019 ...
ReSS 2019 Science News
11/16/2019 | Selected presentation slides and interviews from Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.
2019 International Consensus on CPR and ECC Science With Treatment Recommendatio
11/14/2019 | This third in a series of annual International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ILCOR) consensus on scienc...
2019 Focused Update on Adult/Pediatric Basic & Advanced Life Support, Neonatal L
11/14/2019 | The third annual focused update to the AHA ECC, CPR and first aid guidelines is based on the most comprehensive evalu...
HYPERTENSION | Live Tweet Chat | November 14, 2019
11/13/2019 | HYPERTENSION, Urinary Sodium Excretion, Blood Pressure, and Risk of Future Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in Su...

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ReSS 2019 Science News
11/16/2019 | Selected presentation slides and interviews from Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.
Science News 2019 Scientific Sessions
11/16/2019 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2019. Nov. 16-18, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.
Science News from Hypertension 2019
09/05/2019 | Selected science and exclusive interviews with the top researchers presenting at AHA's Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2019 in New Orleans.
ESC Congress 2019 Science News
08/31/2019 | AHA's Science News: Coverage of the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2019 in Paris, France. Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2019.
Science News for BCVS 2019
07/29/2019 | Exclusive video interviews and highlighted science from the BCVS 2019 Scientific Sessions in Boston, MA.

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The Management of Subclinical Atrial Fibrillation: The Pathway to True Medical E
11/07/2019 | Author: Jeff S. Healey MD, MSc, FRCPC | To become a medical expert, one must go beyond the proficient application of ...
Pulmonary Embolism Management - The New Frontier for Interventional Therapies?
10/04/2019 | Author: Sanjum S. Sethi, MD, MPH, and Sahil A. Parikh, MD | Pulmonary embolism (PE) remains the 3rd most frequent cau...
Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire: hiPSC-CM as Potential Tool for Preclini
09/19/2019 | Author: Carolina Gonzalez and Raj Kishore | In 2017, cardiovascular disease and cancer were the top two leading cause...
Precision Medicine for Heart Failure: using "omics" technologies to find the roa
09/12/2019 | Author: Kory J. Lavine MD, PhD and, Charles E. Canter, MD | Precision and personalized approaches to health care hold...
Peripheral Artery Disease Supervised Exercise Therapy: Solvitur Ambulando
08/26/2019 | Author: Elizabeth Ratchford, MD, FSVM | Exercise plays a fundamental role in the treatment of peripheral artery disea...

Science News Videos

Intersections between the Vascular System and Cancer

Kathleen Martin, PhD interviews Rosandra Kaplan, MD about her research on intersections between the vascular system and cancer, which she presented during Vascular Discovery 2019.

Watch the full Vascular Discovery 2019 Scientific Sessions video playlist

Leveraging Behavioral Economics for Better Cardiovascular Outcomes

QCOR 2019 Vice-Chair Michael Ho, MD interviews Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA, MS about his research on using principles of behavioral economics to achieve better outcomes for patients recovering from a cardiac event.

Watch the full QCOR 2019 Scientific Sessions video playlist

AUGUSTUS Trial

Renato Lopes, MD, MHS, PhD, summarizes the results of the AUGUSTUS trial, which compared treatment outcomes for patients with AF and ACS and/or PCI, and also taking a P2Y12 inhibitor. See the study:  AUGUSTUS Clinical Trial Details

Watch the full Science News from ACC.19 video playlist