Hypertension News and Articles

Dec 10, 2019

Mobile stroke units could expedite treatment and improve patient outcomes in urban areas

Research Highlights: Stroke patients received time-sensitive, lifesaving treatment approximately 30 minutes faster via an ambulance specially designed to treat stroke called a Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU). Patients diagnosed and treated in an MSU...

High out-of-pocket costs can make lifesaving medications out of reach for millions of Americans with cardiovascular disease

Research Highlights: One in 8 adults with common heart diseases skip medications, delay filling prescriptions or take less medication than prescribed because of concerns about cost. Not taking medications as prescribed because of cost is 3 times more...

E-cigarettes take toll on heart health

*Nov. 18, 2019 Editor?s Note: The headline and news release were adjusted to reflect updates from the Poster Presentation of Mo3106 at Scientific Sessions.   Research Highlights: ? E-cigarette use has negative effects on total and LDL cholesterol. ?...

Vaping industry faces a triple threat - science, advocacy and community action

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 15, 2019 ? The American Heart Association, the world?s leading voluntary organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, today announced an aggressive, three-pronged initiative involving research, policy advocacy and youth...

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