American Heart Association

FDA commissioner calls for information sharing


NEW ORLEANS — Researchers, healthcare providers and patients all must recognize that sharing information is key to the future of medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Robert M. Califf said Sunday.

Califf, speaking during the annual Lewis A. Conner Memorial Lecture during the American […]

SimpleScience@Heart: Chronic pain common after stroke

If you’ve had a stroke and can’t kick the aches even months later, you’re not alone.

Persistent or chronic pain is a common, yet likely under-recognized, complication of a clot-caused stroke.  It may occur even when a stroke is mild or moderate, and may begin months later.

In a large study […]