• Clinical leader in heart failure treatment and research receives American Heart Association’s top volunteer honor accepts Gold Heart Award/Jessup accepts Gold Heart Award_thmb.jpgDALLAS, June 27, 2018 – The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, presented its 2018 Gold Heart Award to famed heart failure specialist, Mariell L. Jessup, M.D., FAHA, of…

  • Young binge drinkers may have higher heart risks Piano Ph.D. R.N./Mariann Piano Ph.D. R.N._thmb.jpgStudy Highlights: Young adults who said they frequently binge drink were more likely to have certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease than non-binge drinkers. Young men who reported that they repeatedly binge drink had higher systolic blood pressure and total cholesterol while young women who repeatedly binge drink had […]

  • Wearable defibrillators may be an alternative to surgically implanted device for children with certain heart rhythm disorders chambers graphic/Heart chambers graphic_thmb.jpgStudy Highlights: Study finds external wearable defibrillators are safe and effective in children with ventricular heart rhythm disorders that put them at risk for sudden cardiac death. The wearable devices may provide a reliable alternative to surgically implanted defibrillators in patients who cannot have surgically placed devices or who do not […]