Browse News Releases for Scientific Conferences & Meetings

1 2 322 23 24 25 2634
Showing 231240 of 339 Items
November 14, 2011

Custom consent forms help patients better understand heart procedures

Study Highlights: An easy-to-understand consent form with pictures and personalized information helped patients understand angioplasty and stent procedures. The web-based form allows doctors to input patients’ individual risk factors and puts...
November 14, 2011

Elective angioplasty patients can fare well in experienced hospitals with no heart surgery capabilities

Study Highlights: Patients who had non-emergency artery-opening angioplasty or stent implantation at hospitals without heart surgery capabilities fared as well as those in hospitals that did. Both groups of patients had less than a 1 percent death...
SUNDAY NEWS TIP, NOV. 13, 2011
November 13, 2011

SUNDAY NEWS TIP, NOV. 13, 2011

For more information Nov. 12-16, call the AHA News Media Staff Office at the Orange County Convention Center at: (407) 685-5410. Before or after these dates, call AHA Communications in Dallas at (214) 706-1396.   Embargoed for 3 p.m. ET -...
November 13, 2011

Noted pediatric cardiologist receives American Heart Association award for “highly successful” mentoring of future physicians

ORLANDO, FLA., Nov. 13, 2011 ― The American Heart Association presented one of its highest honors, the Eugene Braunwald Academic Mentorship Award, to pediatric cardiologist James H. Moller, M.D., of the University of Minnesota.    The...
November 13, 2011

Boston scientist wins American Heart Association Basic Research Prize for identifying inflammation, other triggers of cardiovascular disease

ORLANDO, FLA. Nov. 13, 2011 — The American Heart Association awarded its Basic Research Prize for 2011 to Peter Libby, M.D., of Boston, “for transcendent discoveries of cellular mechanisms at work in atherogenesis including the role of...
November 13, 2011

Colorado pediatrician wins American Heart Association award for leading nationwide campaign to combat childhood obesity

ORLANDO, Fla. Nov. 13, 2011 ― The American Heart Association presented its Chairman’s Award honoring excellence in volunteer service to Stephen R. Daniels, M.D., Ph.D., of Aurora, Colorado, for his leadership of the association’s...
November 13, 2011

Cincinnati neurologist receives American Heart Association prize for leading development of new clot-busting therapy for ischemic stroke

ORLANDO, FLA. Nov. 13, 2011 ― The American Heart Association awarded its Clinical Research Prize for 2011 to Cincinnati neurologist Joseph P. Broderick, M.D., “for exemplary contributions to advances in stroke treatment and patient care that...
November 13, 2011

American Heart Association honors long-time Atlanta cardiologist for her “profound impact” on clinical cardiology practice

ORLANDO, FLA., Nov. 13, 2011 ― The American Heart Association’s Council on Clinical Cardiology presented its highest honor, the James B. Herrick Award, to Nanette K. Wenger, M.D., of Atlanta, “in grateful recognition of the profound...
November 13, 2011

San Diego scientist wins American Heart Association prize for her “voluminous findings” of CVD risk factors impacting medical care

ORLANDO, FLA. Nov. 13, 2011 ― The American Heart Association awarded its Population Research Prize for 2011 to Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, M.D., of the University of California-San Diego “for her highly relevant discoveries of many critical...
November 13, 2011

Harvard scientist wins American Heart Association award for “critical findings” of diet’s vital role in heart disease, stroke

ORLANDO, FLA. Nov. 13, 2011 ― The American Heart Association presented its prestigious Research Achievement Award to Frank M. Sacks, M.D., of Harvard Medical School, “for his seminal contributions to understanding the vital role of diet in the...
1 2 322 23 24 25 2634
Showing 231240 of 339 Items

AHA/ASA Events & Scientific Confs/Meetings Calendar