Science News

Delivering science and clinical guidance you can trust.

SCIENCE NEWS is available here and via email for AHA/ASA Professional Members. To get the emails, please become a member or renew and sign up for the scientific councils or councils that most closely match your specialty and area(s) of interest.

Science NewsView All Science News

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 ...
2018 Cholesterol Management Guideline
11/10/2018 | The 2018 guideline addresses the practical management of patients with high blood cholesterol and related disorders.

Conference Science NewsView All Conference Science News

Science News (Scientific Sessions) 2018
11/10/2018 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2018. Nov. 10-12, 2018 in Chicago, Ill.
Science News (Hypertension Scientific Sessions)
09/06/2018 | Science News analysis, interviews and presentations from the Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018 conference in Chicago, Illi...
ESC Congress 2018 Science News
08/26/2018 | AHA's Science News: Coverage of the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2018 in Munich, Germany. Aug. 25-29, 2018.
Science News (BCVS)
07/30/2018 | Science News, presentations, and video interviews from AHA's Basic Cardiovascular Science 2018 Scientific Sessions in San Antonio, Texas
IKDS 2018 Science News
06/12/2018 | AHA's coverage of IKDS 2018, studying the latest in Kawasaki's disease -- a children's illness that can affect the coronary arteries and ...

Science News Commentaries
View All Science News Commentaries

Genetic Architecture of Congenital Heart Disease: An Update and Future Challenge
09/27/2018 | Author: Maria Grazia Andreassi, MSc, PhD | Congenital heart disease (CHD), with an estimated incidence of 2-3% when b...
Cardiovascular Health in Turner Syndrome - No Small Task
09/24/2018 | Author: Vaneeta Bamba, MD | Aortopathy is a significant cause of early morbidity and mortality in women with Turner S...
Tackling Resistant Hypertension - Opportunities and Challenges
09/13/2018 | Author: Rhian M Touyz MD, PhD | Patients with resistant hypertension are at greater risk of cardiovascular events wit...
It's Time to Get With The Guidelines: The AHA Scientific Statement in Support of
09/04/2018 | Author: Zachary K. Wegermann, MD and Sunil V. Rao, MD | It?s Time to Get With The Guidelines: The AHA Scientific Stat...
Diet Recommendations for Obesity Prevention: Time to Ditch Diversity
08/09/2018 | Author: Sadiya S. Khan, MD MS | Ample evidence supports the role of unhealthy eating patterns and dietary choices wit...

Science News Videos

Joint Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018 Program Highlights

Karen Griffin, MD, program committee chair, John Bisognano, MD, PhD, immediate past president of the American Society of Hypertension, and Jan N. Basile, MD, vice chair of clinical programming for Hypertension, discuss some of the highlights they have planned for this year's meeting in Chicago.

Watch the Full Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions Video Playlist

BCVS 2018 Keynote Lecturer Stefanie Dimmeler

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, Chair, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, interviews Keynote Lecturer Stefanie Dimmeler, PhD about her latest work on Cellular Heterogeneity and Plasticity in Cardiovascular Disease.

Watch the Full BCVS 2018 Scientific Sessions Video Playlist

Vascular Discovery 2018: Defining Precision Medicine in 2018

Nancy R. Webb and Kiran Musunuru highlight the science presented in the Plenary Session on Precision Medicine at Vascular Discovery 2018.

Watch the Full Vascular Discovery 2018 Scientific Sessions Video Playlist

Cardiovascular Weekly News

Cardiovascular Weekly News: In-depth coverage of cardiology and stroke news. Subscribe at Published by the American Heart Association and Medpage Today.