American Heart Association

The American Heart Association (AHA) is a fundraising, information network for professionals and patients. AHA places great emphasis on fund raising and attracting local volunteers for fund drives. AHA sponsors symposiums on heart related diseases including strokes, hypertension and the like for professionals. AHA publishes up to the minute abstracts and information on the latest heart-related research. The AHA requires press inquiries by e-mail be preceded by a press authentication form. AHA suggests phone calls in lieu of a press pass.

Address
National Center, 7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
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Better midlife fitness may slow brain aging

People with poor physical fitness in their 40s may have lower brain volumes by the time they hit 60, an indicator of accelerated brain aging, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle ...

Mar 04, 2015
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Women's heart disease should be a research priority

The latest gender-specific research on heart disease continues to show differences between women and men, yet gaps remain in how to best diagnose, treat and prevent this number one killer of women, according to studies published ...

Feb 24, 2015
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Dehydration linked to worsening stroke conditions

People who are well hydrated at the time of their stroke have a greater chance of better recovery compared to people who are dehydrated, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke ...

Feb 12, 2015
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Optic nerve may help predict stroke patient death risk

Using optic ultrasound to measure the sheath of a nerve that connects the eye and brain can help identify acute stroke patients most at risk of dying within days or months, according to research presented at the American ...

Feb 11, 2015
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