Hypertension News and Articles

Aug 14, 2020

PAD patients with depression had worse recovery, women twice as likely to be depressed

Research Highlights: Patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) and symptoms of depression had worse recovery, according to an analysis of PAD patients receiving vascular care at a specialty clinic.   Researchers detected about twice the rate of ...

Home monitoring program improves survival between surgeries for babies with certain heart defects

Statement Highlights: Home monitoring programs for infants who have undergone the first of multiple surgeries to mend a single ventricle heart defect ? called the ?interstage? period ? have led to a 40% decrease in deaths. Interstage Home Monitoring...

Additional $400K awarded for fast-tracked COVID-19 heart and brain health research

DALLAS, August 10, 2020 ? The American Heart Association has awarded an additional $400,000 in research grants focused on the cardiovascular impact of COVID-19. The awards go to four more teams who submitted proposals for the COVID-19 and Its...

Experts urge evaluation of diet at routine check-ups

Statement Highlights: Unhealthy dietary patterns are a leading cause of heart disease and stroke as well as other chronic diseases. Clinician-delivered diet counseling can improve diet behaviors and heart disease risk factors. Quick, simple dietary...

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