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Free Editor's Picks for the New Issue! Circulation: Heart Failure     Processed and Unprocessed Red Meat Consumption and Risk of Heart Failure: Prospective Study of Men Abstract | Full Text | PDF Resting Ventricular–Vascular Function and Exercise Capacity in Heart Failure With... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 24, 2014 10:08 AM CDT
Did You See? STROKE WEBINAR #19   STROKE  Webinar Series Brought to you by STROKE A Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association                    ... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 23, 2014 8:40 AM CDT
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology   Editors' Pick for August Factor XII Regulates the Pathological Process of Thrombus Formation on Ruptured Plaques Abstract | Free Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement Video: Highlights of ATVB Journal 2014 with Editor-in-Chief Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc,... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 22, 2014 1:03 PM CDT
Now Available Online A series of real-life clinical cases presented by local clinicians, the cases cover important topics in the hypertension field, especially those with recent advances that will impact clinicians and researchers. Each CPC case consists of a structured case presentation, including discussion with the expert panel... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 21, 2014 12:09 PM CDT
Evidence for Stroke Family Caregiver and Dyad Interventions Stroke is a leading cause of severe, long-term disability, and most stroke survivors are cared for by family members within the home. Stress of the caregiver becomes a leading cause of institutionalization of the stroke survivor;... more...
Status of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Hispanics/Latinos in the United States Hispanics are the largest minority ethnic group in the United States, and their health is vital to the public health of the nation and to achieving the AHA’s 2020 goals. This statement... more...
Share this email:           Circulation Announces Search for New Editor-In-Chief  In June 2016, the current term of the Editor-in-Chief of Circulation will end. The Scientific Publishing Committee of the American Heart Association invites nominations and applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 11, 2014 11:25 AM CDT
Share this email:           New Issue! Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions     Editors’ Picks Prognosis of Patients With Non–ST-Segment–Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease:... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jul 3, 2014 2:37 PM CDT
Emergence of the Primary Pediatric Stroke Center: Impact of the Thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke Trial Timothy J. Bernard, Michael J. Rivkin, Kelley Scholz, Gabrielle deVeber, Adam Kirton, Joan Cox Gill, Anthony K. Chan, Collin A. Hovinga, Rebecca N. Ichord, James C. Grotta, Lori C. Jordan, Susan Benedict, Neil R. Friedman, Michael M.... more...
The road to becoming a physician can be taxing to even the most capable of individuals.  For the aspiring physician-scientist, the pathway is all the more complex, with additional responsibilities and challenges arising from training in scientific research.  While none among us can predict the future as we progress in our training, we... more...
Posted by Alexander Adami on The Early Career Voice Jun 25, 2014 10:42 PM CDT
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology   Editors' Pick for July MicroRNA-23b Regulates Cyclin-Dependent Kinase–Activating Kinase Complex Through Cyclin H Repression to Modulate Endothelial Transcription and Growth Under Flow Abstract | Free Full Text | PDF | Data Supplement ... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jun 25, 2014 6:30 PM CDT
  Share this email:   New Issue! Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology     Editors' Picks Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmia in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy: Anteroseptal... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jun 25, 2014 5:56 PM CDT
Hypertension disorders in pregnancy include gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, and chronic hypertension.  These disorders have been shown to complicate between 6% and 20% of pregnancies. Risk factors for hypertensive disorders include increasing maternal age and greater body mass index at the time of pregnancy. These... more...
American Journal of Nephrology Free-Access Articles  (Vol. 39, issues 5-6, 2014) Special service from Karger Publishers for the readers of Hypertension   Original Report: Laboratory Investigation Novel, Selective Vitamin D Analog Suppresses Parathyroid Hormone in Uremic Animals and... more...
Posted by Stacey Sims on Journal Highlights Jun 23, 2014 4:23 PM CDT
The AHA summer meetings and scientific sessions provide huge opportunities for those of you at the early-career stage, such as training for grant writing, job search and interview skills, establishing independence, networking and building collaborations. Each of these meetings provides several sessions exclusively devoted to early-career... more...
Posted by Sakthivel Sadayappan on The Early Career Voice Jun 20, 2014 8:11 AM CDT
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke. Data indicate that the prevalence of high blood pressure in children and adolescents has been on the rise since 1988, with African-American and Hispanic youths at greater risk. This is especially concerning since children with elevated blood pressure are more likely... more...
Role of Noninvasive Testing in the Clinical Evaluation of Women With Suspected Ischemic Heart Disease Under-treatment and under-testing in women lead to increased complications and to higher case fatalities. Atherosclerotic coronary artery (CAD) disease continues to be... more...
Atherosclerosis is the underlying cause of the majority of clinical cardiovascular events. The fundamental role of epigenetics in the development of atherosclerosis has become increasingly recognized. The following studies investigate novel mechanisms by which epigenetic modifications influence disease progression. more...
Apply Now - applicants for ATVB Council Early Career Investigator Awards and Travel Stipends for the Scientific Sessions 2014 Nov. 15-19, 2014, in Chicago, IL Application Deadline Date : June 16th, 2014 Travel Grants Deadline : August 11th, 2014 ATVB Early Career Investigator Award   The ATVB Early Career Investigator Award... more...
Posted by Jordan Miller on The Early Career Voice Jun 10, 2014 4:46 PM CDT
The American Heart Association’s founders faced shocking ignorance and hopelessness about heart disease. Tuesday the organization will mark how far it has come in fighting the No. 1 killer of all Americans, 90 years to the day six doctors decided to disprove the idea that people with heart disease were simply doomed. On June 10, 1924, these... more...
Posted by Summer PONeditor on AHA Membership Jun 10, 2014 2:20 PM CDT

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