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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Rate of Stroke Increasing Among Women During, Soon After Pregnancy
July 28, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 28, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Study Highlights: Researchers report a large increase in the number of women having strokes while pregnant and in the three months after...
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CORRECTING AND REPLACING -- American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Genes Play Greater Role in Heart Attacks Than Stroke, Researchers Say
July 26, 2011 17:07 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 26, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a press release issued by American Heart Association earlier today with the same headline, please note that it was originally reported that, among...
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Genes Play Greater Role in Heart Attacks Than Stroke, Researchers Say
July 26, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: People are more likely to inherit a predisposition to heart attack than to stroke. The finding supports earlier research that showed genes influencing stroke risk are...
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American Heart Association Policy Statement: Heart Disease Prevention -- a Good Investment for Individuals, Communities
July 25, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
View the multimedia assets associated with this release here. DALLAS, July 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Preventing heart disease before it starts is a good long-term investment in the nation's...
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American Heart Association President Gordon Tomaselli, M.D. Praises Recommendations in IOM Report on Cardiovascular Surveillance
July 22, 2011 12:15 ET | American Heart Association
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The IOM Report on Cardiovascular Surveillance provides long-awaited recommendations for systematically tracking the prevalence and incidence of...
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Liver, Belly Fat May Identify High Risks of Heart Disease in Obese People
July 21, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Study highlights: Increased liver fat and abdominal fat may increase risk of heart disease and other serious health problems. Measuring liver and...
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American Stroke Association Scientific Statement: Vascular Changes Linked to Dementia
July 21, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A podcast is available in the Podcast Library. Statement Highlights: High blood pressure is related to the development of age-related vascular...
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Optimism Associated With Lower Risk of Having Stroke
July 21, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Study Highlights: A large-scale observational study shows that optimism is associated with lower risk of stroke. On a 16-point scale, each point...
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Experimental Drug Raises "Good" Cholesterol, May Help Control Diabetes
July 18, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Study Highlights: An experimental cholesterol drug improved blood sugar control in diabetic patients on statins, a new study shows. The drug...
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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report; Soy/Milk Protein Dietary Supplements Linked to Lower Blood Pressure
July 18, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, July 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Study Highlights: Soy and milk protein dietary supplements lowered systolic blood pressure compared to refined (simple) carbohydrate...