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With the re-brand and re-launch of our website, Professional Heart Daily, we have made some changes to how we present Science News. In order to make the experience more about engaging conversations around the statements we publish, we are discontinuing the Science News blog here on the Professional Online Network. As always, the most recently ... more...
Through a $75 million investment over at least five years, the American Heart Association (AHA), Verily and AstraZeneca are embarking on a groundbreaking research enterprise to prevent and/or reverse coronary heart disease and its consequences. This is the single largest research project funding one leader and team in the fight to cure coronary ... more...
The 2016 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics includes: Updated mortality trends for heart disease, stroke and other CV conditions New incidence data for coronary heart disease, heart attack and heart failure Updated incidence and survival rates for cardiac arrest New information on stroke in young adults New emphasis on underserved ... more...
Fausto Pinto, MD, president of the European Society of Cardiology, Mariell Jessup, MD, past president of the American Heart Association, and Margaret Redfield, MD investigator for NEAT-HFpEF, provide expert commentary for the heart failure science presented in LBCT.01 Failure Is Not An Option: New Drugs and Systems of Care. more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 9, 2015 7:47 AM CST
Miss a Session?  Sessions OnDemand™ Premium  is a digital video library of this year's meeting online and on a USB drive.   more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 8, 2015 1:24 PM CST
 All Scientific Sessions 2015 abstracts are now posted on the Circulation website. more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 8, 2015 11:35 AM CST
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Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 5, 2015 10:10 PM CST
Acquisition, Analysis, and Sharing of Data in 2015 and Beyond: A Survey of the Landscape A Conference Report From the American Heart Association Data Summit 2015 The AHA Data Summit was a 1.5-day interactive forum convened to discuss critical issues in the acquisition, analysis, and sharing of data in the field of ... more...
American Heart Association and American Thoracic Society Joint Guidelines for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary hypertension is associated with diverse cardiac, pulmonary and systemic diseases in neonates, infants and older children and contributes to significant morbidity and mortality. Many gaps ... more...
Learn more about the NEW programming track, Frontiers in Science, at Scientific Sessions 2015 in Orlando from Aruna Pradhan, MD, MPH, MSc. Register for #AHA15 today at scientificsessions.org! more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 3, 2015 3:16 PM CST
Mark Creager, MD, president of the American Heart Association, interviews program co-chairs Frank Sellke, MD and Eric Peterson, MD about some of the highlights planned for Scientific Sessions 2015 in Orlando. more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Nov 2, 2015 4:03 PM CST
Eligibility and Disqualification Recommendations for Competitive Athletes with Cardiovascular Abnormalities The recommendations address organized and sanctioned competitive sports participation. Young trained athletes with underlying cardiovascular abnormalities are at an increased risk for sudden cardiac ... more...
With Scientific Sessions 2015 approaching, have you plotted out which sessions you would like to attend?   more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on AHA Scientific Sessions Oct 30, 2015 3:32 PM CDT
The Agenda for Familial Hypercholesterolemia The American Heart Association (AHA) provides an agenda to further familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) diagnosis and treatment practices, building on the platform provided by recent guidelines and reviews of progress in the field. Familial hypercholesterolemia is a ... more...
Rita Owens and her daughter Queen Latifah have joined the American Heart Association’s  Rise Above Heart Failure  movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it. Rise Above Heart Failure is nationally supported by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and was created in collaboration with experts across the heart failure community. more...
Posted by Kerstin Wiggins on Science News from the American Heart Association Oct 22, 2015 11:11 AM CDT
2015 ACC/AHA/SCAI Focused Update on Primary PCI for Patients with STEMI Based on recently published data, this update revises recommendations for the 2011 PCI guidelines and the 2013 STEMI management guidelines. The focus is on multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and thrombus aspiration in ... more...
Clinical Science programming aims to provide access to the latest clinical and scientific applications in the diagnosis, medical management, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Click on the links below to learn more about each Clinical Science track.    more...
  High-Quality CPR: Chest compression rate and depth updates. Systems of Care: New in-hospital and out-of-hospital Chains of Survival. Post-Cardiac Arrest Care: New targeted temperature management parameters and duration. %u200B Read the full articles in Circulation 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and ... more...
At this year's Sessions, you will see new offerings, enhanced favorites, and even more of the cutting-edge science you expect from AHA/ASA at Scientific Sessions 2015.    For the next 4 weeks, we will be highlighting each of the 5 main program categories: Basic, Clinical, Population, Special Focus and Frontiers in Science. Each features areas of ... more...
Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy This is the first scientific statement from the American Heart Association on maternal resuscitation. This document provides readers with up-to-date and comprehensive information, guidelines, and recommendations for all aspects of maternal resuscitation. Maternal ... more...

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