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September 27, 2007
DALLAS, Sept. 28, 2007 – People with heart disease should take special precautions before undergoing any kind of surgery, even noncardiac surgery, to reduce their risk of a cardiac event, according to new joint guidelines from the...
March 12, 2007
DALLAS, March 12, 2007 – A 12-point screening process could help reduce sudden cardiac death in high school and college competitive athletes, according to an updated American Heart Association scientific statement.
December 27, 2006
Joint Guidelines Encourage Primary Prevention of CVD in People with Diabetes
to Slow High Death Rate from Heart Attacks, Strokes
(Alexandria, VA) – In a joint statement released today, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and...
September 19, 2006
DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2006 – The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology are asking heart doctors to do something they may not normally do — give flu shots to their patients. However, patients with...
August 21, 2006
First-ever joint ACC/AHA/ESC Guidelines on VA and SCD eliminate inconsistencies
BETHESDA, Aug. 21, 2006 – The 2006 Guidelines for Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death...
June 20, 2006
DALLAS, June 20, 2006 – A healthy diet and lifestyle are key weapons in the fight to prevent cardiovascular disease — the nation’s No. 1 killer — according to new American Heart Association diet and lifestyle...
June 16, 2006
Practical recommendations guide complex decision-making
CHICAGO, June 16, 2006 – An updated set of guidelines jointly released by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) draws together the...
May 16, 2006
DALLAS, May 16, 2006 – Intensively managing risk factors enhances survival, reduces recurrent events and the need for interventional procedures, and improves the quality of life for coronary heart disease patients, according to new...
March 28, 2006
DALLAS, March 28, 2006 – Angioplasty is the optimal treatment to open blocked vessels and restore blood flow in heart attack patients if performed in a timely manner after the onset of symptoms, which is emphasized in an American Heart...
January 17, 2006
DALLAS, Jan 17, 2006 – Soy protein in the diet or from nutritional supplements has little or no effect on the risk factors for heart disease, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in Circulation:...