- New drug significantly raises good cholesterol; cuts bad nearly in half (DEFINE) which had almost 400 articles written about it, including ones in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, CNN, and USA Today.
- Blasting kidney nerves with radio waves helps lower blood pressure for those with stubborn hypertension (Symplicity)
- Prescription omega-3 no better than placebo in treating atrial fibrillation
- Death of a spouse or child may cause higher heart rates
- Women with high job strain have increased risk of heart disease
- Light to moderate drinking linked to fewer heart issues in male bypass patients
- Vitamin D deficiency does not increase stroke risk among blacks
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Sceintific Sessions 2010 Report
Scientific Sessions 2010 was held Nov. 13-17 in Chicago with national and international media covering the latest scientific studies presented by researchers from throughout the world. Over 23,000 professionals were in attendance. Below are a number of the research studies and clinical trials that were released during Sessions. For more news and information from Sessions, check out the twitter feed at www.twitter.com/heartnews, or follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AmericanHeart. Watch the video below to see the Presidential Address from Ralph Sacco, MD, FAHA.