Boys, blacks and teens living in urban and rural areas among those least likely to think contents of e-cigarette products are harmful, according to new research from the American Heart Association’s Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
Scientific research is the cornerstone for medical care and innovations that have improved health and longer life for many. The American Heart Association, one of the top funders of heart- and stroke-related research worldwide, has compiled an annual list of major advances in heart disease and stroke science since 1996. Here are the biggest scientific victories achieved in 2019, grouped into 10 subject areas, as determined by the Association’s volunteer leadership.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, New York University and University of Iowa leading novel studies as part of the American Heart Association’s newest Strategically Focused Research Network
The National Youth Tobacco Survey results released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), highlight the depth of tobacco use by our nation’s middle and high school students and the overwhelming preference for e-cigarettes.
Innovative collaboration will enable real-world data from American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines programs to power future clinical research and improve patient outcomes.
Infants are more likely to be born with serious heart defects if their homes are in neighborhoods that are polluted or economically deprived, a new study finds.
A consortium that coordinates the efforts of local and regional cardiovascular disease prevention programs helped states achieve major goals for eliminating health disparities, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 — November 16-18 in Philadelphia.
Higher levels of social support may help offset increased heart disease and stroke risk factors triggered by discrimination and gender expectations among transgender and gender non-conforming adults, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 — November 16-18 in Philadelphia.
Subtle racial bias may creep into the decision-making process for approving black patients with heart failure for a heart transplant and African immigrants who have experienced discrimination are more likely to have three or more heart disease and stroke risk factors, according to two studies to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 — November 16-18 in Philadelphia.
People who are black or of Latin American descent with heart failure are less likely to be admitted to specialized cardiology units, a disparity that may help explain long-known racial differences in heart failure outcomes, according to new research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Heart Failure.