Scientific Sessions Information & Science News

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. See the abstracts now (opens in new window). NOTE: The Late Breaking Clinical Trial, Clinical Science: Special Reports, and Resuscitation Science Late Breaking abstracts are not published on the site, but will appear in the December issue of  Circulation .   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...