In the near future, doctors may be able to apply artificial intelligence to electrocardiogram data in order to measure overall health status, according to new research published in Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, a journal of the American Heart Association.
Prescription omega-3 fatty acid medication reduces triglyceride levels by 20-30% among the majority of people who require treatment for high triglyceride levels, according to a science advisory from the American Heart Association.
As the severity of high blood pressure rises, the risk of stroke rises almost twice as quickly in women compared with men, according to a new study.
Diets higher in plant foods and lower in animal foods were linked with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Black and Hispanic people having a stroke are less likely than their white counterparts to get treatments proven to reduce death and improve quality of life, new research shows.
Flint, Michigan, is best known in recent years for its troubles over tainted water. But another problem has challenged the city for decades: Most of its population lack easy access to healthy, nutritious produce.
The cycle of homelessness can have devastating long-term repercussions on health. A nonprofit program in Boston is tackling the problem by trying to avoid evictions.
While significant improvements have been made in resuscitation and post cardiac arrest resuscitation care, mortality remains high and is mainly attributed to widespread brain injury. Better science is needed to support the prediction of outcomes in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest.
Stricter regulation, proven policies are needed to thwart tobacco industry’s ongoing efforts to addict more users.
American Heart Association and RapidSOS to connect first responders and 9-1-1 telecommunicators with life-saving medical information.