Top Research Highlighted in Fight against Heart Disease and Stroke - News - @ JEMS.com


Top Research Highlighted in Fight against Heart Disease and Stroke

More than 40 scientific studies were highlighted in the report.


 
 

American Heart Association | | Monday, February 6, 2012


DALLAS - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has been compiling an annual list of the major advances in heart disease and stroke research since 1996. This year, the association again compiled two separate lists -- one with a focus on overall cardiovascular health, the other with a focus on research related to strokes.

Areas of advancement noted this year include lifestyle risk prevention, congenital heart disease, genetics/personalized medicine, new drugs and treatment in the battle against atrial fibrillation, improved systems of care to deliver faster care for heart attack and stroke among others. More than 40 scientific studies were highlighted in the report.

View the full list of the "Top Advanced in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Research 2011"




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: News, AHA, American Stroke Association

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Improving Survival from Cardiac Arrest Using ACD-CPR + ITD

Using active compression-decompression CPR with an ITD has been shown to improve 1-year survival from cardiac arrest by 33%.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Tempe’s Drug Dilemma

Dealing with overdoses.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

I’m a Paramedic

Profile of a Northshore LIJ medic.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Riding with Busy Welsh Ambulances

EMS crews struggle under mounting pressures.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Albuquerque Unveils New Rescue Unit

Mayor and residents celebrate new ambulance.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Nightwatch Series Premiere Party

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman attends the series premiere of A&E's new reality show, "Nightwatch."
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Ottawa Chemical Investigation

Chemicals and suspicious package are probed at two locations
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Cincinnati Overpass Collapse

Fatal pancake collapse occurs during demolition.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >