New research is being presented at AHA 2014, the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association, from November 15 to 19, in Chicago.



Meeting Highlights

Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Stenting

Heart Ischemia & Stress in Women With CAD

Persistent Asthma Linked With CVD

Screening for CAD in Patients With Diabetes

Can Overtreatment of AF Increase Dementia Risk?


News From AHA 2014

Pregnant women with congenital heart disease may have low complication risks during delivery

Trans Fat Consumption is Linked to Diminished Memory in Working-aged Adults

Early detectable vascular disease linked to erectile dysfunction

Moms’ pre-pregnancy weight impacts risk of dying decades later

Cocaine users experience abnormal blood flow, risk heart disease

AHA Perspective on the Potential Impact of the IMPROVE-IT Data

Cholesterol-lowering drug with different action adds to statin’s reduction of cardiovascular risk

New York medical professor receives AHA Chairman’s Award for leading initiatives on diversity, equity in education and healthcare

San Francisco scientist wins AHA Research Achievement Award for ‘transcendent’ findings of blood clot controls leading to new therapy

Boston scientist awarded American Heart Association prize for translating bench research into identifiable markers of CVD risk

American Heart Association council honors Iowa cardiologist for his distinguished career benefitting physicians and their patients

Mayo Clinic scientist awarded AHA research prize for applying newest technologies to advance diagnosis, treatment of cardiovascular disorders

AHA awards Clinical Research Prize to New York cardiologist for leading landmark trials creating guidelines for heart patient care

Poison control data show energy drinks and young kids don’t mix 

Individualize DAPT Duration

Screening or Treating to Goal Equally Effective

IMPROVE-IT Reactions

Act Two of PARADIGM-HF Not a Show-Stopper

Secondhand Pot Smoke Impairs Arterial Function in Rats

Aspirin Flops in Primary Prevention for Seniors

Did Former VP Get VIP Care?

IMPROVE-IT Proves Ezetimibe Benefit

Not All CPR Is Equal

Routine Mitral Surgery With CABG?

Telephone CPR Guidance Improves Patient Survival

Endocarditis Cases Rise After Predental Antibiotic Use Falls

BP-Medication Use Improves With Low-Cost Community Initiative

HDL Functionality Inversely Linked With CVD Outcomes

PCSK9 Inhibitor Has Potential in Statin Intolerance

No Advantage for Mechanical vs Manual CPR

Cholesterol Guidelines Still Stirring Debate 1 Year Later

Hypoxia, Hypotension ‘Deadly Combo’ in TBI

AHA Sessions Preview: Highlights Include Long-Awaited Controversial Lipid, Stent Trials


More From AHA 2014


Chair’s Welcome Message

Program At-a-Glance

26 Programming Tracks

Program Planner

Final Program

Don’t Miss List

Sessions on Demand

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

Arrhythmia Research Summit

Global Congress on Big Data

Plenary Sessions

Special Sessions

ReSuscitation Science Symposium

Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium

Science & Technology Hall

Conference Notes App

Mobile Meeting Guide

Hotel List & Map