American Heart Association

Automated Statin-associated Muscle Symptom Tracker May Help Tailor Therapy, Improve Adherence
November 10, 2021

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021. Statin-associated muscle symptoms complicate treatment initiation and adherence; a new mHealth tool shows promise in reducing treatment cessation.

Effective BP Reduction Achieved via Hypertension Remote Care Program During Lockdown
November 10, 2021

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021: Blood pressure reductions to clinical targets were achieved by patients with sustained hypertension through a remote health care delivery program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Living in More Socially Vulnerable Neighborhood Linked to Worse Outcomes in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
November 09, 2021

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021: New research found living in socially vulnerable neighborhoods increased the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, or death among hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Risk of Early Stroke Increased in Adults who Vape vs Smoke Traditional Cigarettes, Study Finds
November 09, 2021

AHA 2021: E-cigarette users were found to have a 15% higher risk of a cerebrovascular accident at a younger age than those who smoked combustible tobacco cigarettes.

Young Black Adults Experienced Rising Burden of CVD Risk Factors, Worse Hospital Outcomes in 10-year Study
November 08, 2021

AHA Scientific Sessions 2021: National study of over 2.9 million young Black adults showed increased rates of CVD risk factors and worsened hospital outcomes between 2007 and 2017.