Patients who suffer minor ischemic stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA) can lower the risk for a major stroke within 90 days by taking both clopidogrel and aspirin, according to a study published online May 16 in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Patients with stroke-related intracerebral hemorrhage (TICH-2) may benefit from receiving tranexamic acid (TXA), a drug treatment used to treat blood loss from trauma and bleeding after child birth, according to research presented May 16 at the European Stroke Conference in Sweden.
Wearable sensors and artificial intelligence (AI) could help predict the onset of cardiovascular disease by assessing an individual's changes in aerobic responses, according to new research published on Feb. 23 in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
The American Heart Association, along with co-financers Philips and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), will provide $30 million in venture capital to fund heart disease and stroke innovation.
Risk-standardized cardiovascular mortality rates vary ‘substantially’ for ischemic heart disease (IHD) and chronic heart failure (CHF) across the Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers (VAMCs), according to a study published online May 16 in JAMA Cardiology.
Fetuses exposed to higher levels of air pollution during their mother’s third trimester of pregnancy have a higher risk of elevated blood pressure in childhood, according to a new study published online May 14 in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.
Preliminary research presented May 11 at the American Heart Association’s Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine Scientific Sessions 2018, suggests an injection may one day be able to reverse atherosclerosis.
Annual well woman exams, traditionally performed by an OB/GYN, provide a “golden opportunity” for women to get their heart health evaluated, according to a new joint advisory issued by the head officials of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Despite normal baseline blood pressures without medications before 20 weeks of gestation, pregnant women with chronic hypertension are at an increased risk of poor outcomes compared with women without, according to new research published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.