hidden Boston Children’s Hospital, MIT researchers receive funding to study congenital heart defects

Boston Children’s Hospital, MIT researchers receive funding to study congenital heart defects

Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were awarded funding this week by the American Heart Association and The Children’s Heart Foundation to study congenital heart defects. The jointly funded grants total more than $625,000 and will be distributed among five research projects nationwide. At Boston Children’s Hospital, Mohammad Arafat Hussain

hidden Massachusetts scientist among 12 honored by American Stroke Association

Massachusetts scientist among 12 honored by American Stroke Association

NEW ORLEANS — Twelve scientists leading the way in stroke research have been recognized for their exceptional achievements during the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2022. The group includes Julie A. DiCarlo, a researcher from Massachusetts General Hospital, who has been awarded the Stroke Rehabilitation Award. The award encourages investigators to undertake or continue

hidden Channel 5 encourages Boston to ‘Reclaim Your Rhythm’ in Heart Month PSA

Channel 5 encourages Boston to ‘Reclaim Your Rhythm’ in Heart Month PSA

This American Heart Month, WCVB Channel 5 is urging viewers to Reclaim Your Rhythm by creating healthy habits in a PSA that will be airing throughout February. The 30-second spot features Channel 5 anchors Jessica Brown, Maria Stephanos, Shayna Seymour, Erika Tarantal and Antoinette Antonio. The anchors encourage viewers to take back control of their

hidden Massachusetts woman joins American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women 2022 class of Real Women survivors

Massachusetts woman joins American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women 2022 class of Real Women survivors

To kick off American Heart Month and inspire women to ‘Reclaim Your Rhythm,’ the American Heart Association today announced 12 heart disease and stroke survivors who are sharing their stories as part of the Association’s Go Red for Women movement. Jayme Kelly, a Needham, Mass., resident who had a stroke in 2019, when she was

hidden Massachusetts December Media Roundup

Massachusetts December Media Roundup

Here is a sampling of stories covered by Massachusetts media outlets in December that featured the American Heart Association and highlight the many ways we are helping all Americans live a long, healthy life. NBC Boston: High blood pressure treatment in pregnancy is safe, prevents maternal heart risks Treatment for high blood pressure during pregnancy

hidden Massachusetts November Media Roundup

Massachusetts November Media Roundup

Here is a sampling of stories covered by Massachusetts media outlets in November that featured the American Heart Association and highlight the many ways we are helping all Americans live a long, healthy life. NBC Boston and NECN: 2021 Dietary Guidance to Improve Cardiovascular Health ‘Balance’ is the key word in new dietary guidance for

hidden Massachusetts organizations recognized for achievements in workplace health

Massachusetts organizations recognized for achievements in workplace health

Several Massachusetts organizations are being recognized for their commitment to employee health and well-being by the American Heart Association through its 2021 Workplace Health Achievement Index.   The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, created the Index in 2016 with its CEO Roundtable, a leadership collaborative of more than 45 members from some of America’s largest companies, to apply evidence-based approaches

hidden UMass cardiologist elected president of American Heart Association board

UMass cardiologist elected president of American Heart Association board

The American Heart Association has named Dr. David McManus president-elect of its Board of Directors in central Massachusetts. Dr. McManus is a cardiologist and clinician scientist at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. His research focuses on the world’s most common heart rhythm abnormality – atrial fibrillation. He is currently working on developing new

hidden Harvard U. researcher to receive Distinguished Scientist in Stroke award at Scientific Sessions

Harvard U. researcher to receive Distinguished Scientist in Stroke award at Scientific Sessions

The American Heart Association is presenting its 2021 Distinguished Scientist in Stroke to Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Eng H. Lo. The Association designates Distinguished Scientist awards in several categories to members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health. The 2021 awardees will be honored at Scientific Sessions 2021, which will