Science News

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2018 Update
01/30/2018 | The 2018 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics includes updated incidence data for cardiovascular disease, heart disease, stroke, heart attack, and heart failure, and diabetes - showing a projected dramatic increase in heart failure
2018 Acute Ischemic Stroke Guidelines
01/24/2018 | Stroke is the second-leading cause of death in the world and a leading cause of adult disability, with ischemic strokes accounting for about 87% of all strokes.
New JAHA Featured Articles - January 8, 2018
01/07/2018 | Two new featured articles from JAHA for January 9, 2018.
STROKE Editor's Picks - December 2017
12/13/2017 | Whole Grain Consumption and Risk of Ischemic Stroke: Results From 2 Prospective Cohort Studies, Risk of Stroke in Patients With Short-Run Atrial Tachyarrhythmia
Circ CQO Twitter Journal Club: Global Disparities in ICD Use
12/12/2017 | Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Twitter Journal Club: Global Disparities in ICD Use
Video Series: Clinical Strategies for the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
11/12/2017 | This hypertension video series is a companion resource for the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Guidelines.
Science News (Scientific Sessions)
11/10/2017 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2017. Nov. 11-16, 2017 in Anaheim, California.
2017 GL for Mgmt of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias & the Prev of SCD
10/30/2017 | Ventricular Arrhythmia (VA) includes a spectrum of conditions with clinical presentation that ranges from no symptoms to cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the ?sudden cessation of cardiac activity,? progresses to Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) if not treated quickly. SCA and SCD account for almost half of all cardiovascular deaths.
Update to Practice Standards for ECG Monitoring in Hospital Settings
10/03/2017 | This practice standards update reviews evidence and recommendations for continuous ECG monitoring of hospitalized patients.