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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 1980s

1980s Research Milestones

1985: Drs. Joseph Goldstein and Michael Brown, sponsored by the AHA in 1972, 1973 and 1975, are awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research on the role of low-density lipoprotein receptors in controlling blood cholesterol levels. Their research provides new insi

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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 1970s

1970s Research Milestones

1971: Dr. Earl Sutherland is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for identifying cyclic AMP as the intra-cellular messenger. In 1967 he had received a Career

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Still Time To Register For This Year’s “America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk”

Time is running out to join this year's America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk at Utica College.

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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 1960′s

 

1960s Research Milestones

1960: Dr. William Chardack reports surgery for a completely implanted pacemaker. He is funded by the Erie County Division of the New York State Affiliate.

Dr. Albert Starr performs the firs

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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 1950′s

 

1950s Research Milestones

1956: Dr. Ancel Keys, supported by funding from the Minnesota Affiliate, first links dietary fat with cholesterol. This discovery spurs the AHA to assume a leading role in urging Americans to change their eating habits.

Dr. Paul Zoll, aided by the Massac

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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 1940′s

1940s Research Milestones

1948: Dr. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, 1937 Nobel Prize recipient in Physiology or Medicine, receives the first AHA-supported research grant. The $25,000 grant covers equipm

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5 Exercises That Will Improve Your Heart Health

You listen to weather updates so you know how to dress. You wash your hands so you don't get the flu. You wear your seatbelt to keep you safe in the car. You are a prevention machine. But are you working to prevent the number one cause of death for both men and women, heart disease? For American Heart Month, we're focusing on ways to avoid this preventable disease. If you want to keep your heart healthy, one of the best things you can do is weekly aerobic activity.  Here are five exercises to keep your heart strong:

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Rome Indoor Walk/Run Raises $20K

Over 200 people took part in the Rome Indoor Walk/Run and Pre-Registration for America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk.

A total of $20,641 was raised during Sunday's event at Rome Free Academy to fight heart disease and stroke

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American Heart Association Celebrating 10th Annual National Wear Red Day

The 10th Annual Wear Red Day takes place tomorrow, and the American Heart Association wants to make sure everyone is involved.

According to the group, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S., with ninety percent having on

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American Heart Association Honors 14 Local Fit-Friendly Companies

Utica, NY (WIBX) - In the face of rising healthcare costs, the American Heart Association is recognizing local businesses implementing Fit-Friendly activities in the work place.

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