Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Jo-Ann Eastwood, Ph.D.
Chicago, Illinois - Using a smart phone app for education and feedback about heart-healthy behavior may decrease the risk for heart and blood vessel disease among young black women, researchers said in a pilot feasibility study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.
- Written by AHA
Chicago, Illinois - Men who have asymptomatic subclinical vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction than men who don’t have early stage vascular disease, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.
- Written by Shivani Aggarwal, M.B.B.S.
San Diego, California - Hispanic women who have five or more successful births may have a significantly increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease than those with no or fewer births, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.
- Written by IVN
Chicago, Illinois - Adding another type of cholesterol-lowering drug to statin therapy can better prevent heart attacks and strokes in high-risk patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), according to a large, long-term study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.
Mayo Clinic scientist awarded AHA research prize for applying newest technologies to advance diagnosis, treatment of cardiovascular disorders
- Written by American Heart Association
Chicago, Illinois - The American Heart Association awarded its Basic Research Prize for 2014 to Ande Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic “for pioneering applications of emerging technologies to advance the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disorders.”Terzic received the prize during opening ceremonies of the AHA’s Scientific Sessions 2014 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
- Written by ACS
Imperial, California - Smoking is one of the rare things in life when it’s OK to be a quitter. The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout takes place on the third Thursday of November each year. This year, that’s November 20, which marks the 39th Great American Smokeout. Smokers are encouraged to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and begin their path to health by quitting on that day. Quitting even for one day can be an important step toward a healthier life - one that can significantly reduce cancer risk.
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