The American Heart Association (AHA) and Germany-based Bayer have announced a collaboration to complete research on cerebral small vessel disease, chronic kidney disease and heart failure.

A study from the University of Granada has identified a new exercise-based test that can assess a child’s risk of developing a cardiovascular disease or myocardial infarction in their lifetime.

Researchers from Hallym University's College of Medicine in Seoul Korea found in a new study that women who breastfeed longer during their lifetimes may be able to lower their risk of metabolic syndrome and other disorders.

More than 4,500 physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals and industry representatives are expected to attend the American Heart Association (AHA) annual International Stroke Conference from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

A case-crossover study in Canada found that 7.87 in. (20 cm) of snowfall was associated with a 16 percent higher risk of hospital admission and a 34 percent higher risk of death due to MI the following day among men compared to snowless days.