American Heart Association 2014 Scientific Sessions

American Heart Association 2014 Scientific Sessions | AHA 2014

The 2014 AHA Scientific Sessions will feature programming that is "designed to improve patient care by communicating the most timely and significant advances in basic, clinical, translational and population health research, spanning the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease from a variety of perspectives, from prevention, through diagnosis and through treatment."

Conference Coverages

New Jersey Screening Program Helps Find Heart Defects Early Part 2
New Jersey Screening Program Helps Find Heart Defects Early Part 2 VIDEO
In the second part of an interview with Kim Van Naarden Braun, PhD, the screening process used in New Jersey is discussed at the national level.
New Jersey Screening Program Helps Find Heart Defects Early VIDEO
With technology improving every day the state of New Jersey implemented a program three years ago to mandate screening for critical congenital heart defects.
Vascular Disease and its Link to Erectile Dysfunction VIDEO
Men of all ages are experiencing the difficulties that come with cardiovascular health including erectile dysfunction. A recent study was conducted looking at the link between the two conditions and what can be done to improve their treatment.
Cocaine's Unseen Damage to the Heart Revealed VIDEO
When cocaine users seek medical attention at a hospital regularly used scans may miss some hidden damage done to the patient's heart. A new study looked at other areas that could help maintain their longterm health.
Youth Obesity Epidemic Extends Beyond America's Borders VIDEO
As children get older their waistlines increasingly show signs of getting wider as well and the problem extends far beyond American students. Doctors around the world are working together to find ways to combat the growing problem.
What is Hopelessness? VIDEO
Doctors are taking a new look at a condition which could play a factor in predicting cardiovascular incidents called hopelessness. While not much is known about the condition or treatment there are some things people can do to keep themselves as healthy as possible.
Looking at the Link Between Asthma and Cardiovascular Disease VIDEO
Whether asthma contributes to cardiovascular disease or not is a matter for continued research and study. Whether there is a direct link or not there has been considerable proof that the numbers for both conditions are on the rise.
Community Effort Looks to Bolster Women's Health VIDEO
In urban areas like Los Angeles women, particularly young mothers, may not have the money, time, and resources needed to take care of their own health. A new study has looked to find ways to help keep them healthy and also help the overall good of their families and communities as well.
Using 3-D Imaging to Help with Heart Surgery VIDEO
As the technology of 3-D printing improves its uses are also growing. This includes creating more accurate models of patient hearts that can help surgeons with their work before ever making the first cut.

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