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The field of cardiovascular medicine is rich with research, as scientists continue to unravel the mysteries of how this system functions and how to best promote strengthening and healing.

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March 2019

  • Higher Consumption of Eggs Associated with Higher Risk of Heart Disease and Death

February 2019

  • Drinking Artificially Sweetened Beverages May Increase Stroke Risk

October 2018

  • Lack of Exercise Worse than Smoking, Diabetes, and Heart Disease

April 2018

  • Increased Sedentary Time Linked to Increased All-Cause Mortality

November 2016

  • Activity Trackers May Not Lead to Weight Loss in Those Under 35

June 2016

  • Whole Grain May Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

May 2016

  • Higher BMI in Adolescence May Increase Risk of Cardiac Death as Adult

February 2016

  • Long Work Hours May Increase Risk of Stroke

May 2014

  • Tai Chi May Improve Physical Function, Reduce Falls

April 2014

  • Fruits and Vegetables Consumption Still Hold Up For Good Health

December 2013

  • Regular Consumption of Nuts Associated with Lower Mortality

June 2013

  • Increased Potassium Associated with Lower Blood Pressure and Less Stroke Risk in People with Hypertension
  • Lower Sodium Intake Associated with Lower Blood Pressures and Decreased Stroke Risk

March 2013

  • Mediterranean Diet May Reduce the Risk of Stroke in People with High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

February 2013

  • Up to One Egg Per Day Not Associated with Increased Risk of Coronary Heart Disease or Stroke

December 2012

  • Multiple Servings of Fish Each Week Associated With Lower Risk of Stroke

November 2012

  • Job Stress Linked to the Development of Heart Disease

August 2012

  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Present in Teens with Highest Incidence in Overweight Teens
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acid Supplements Not Associated with Lower Risk of Heart Events in Adults with Current Heart Disease

April 2012

  • Fried Foods Not Associated with Increased Risk of Heart Disease

December 2011

  • Obese children who maintain ideal weight in adulthood have similar heart disease risk as those with ideal weight through lifetime

November 2011

  • Chocolate consumption associated with decreased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke

September 2011

  • Journal Notes: Exercise-based Cardiac Rehabilitation May Decrease Risk of Death and Future Heart Procedures

August 2010

  • Journal Notes: Compression-Only CPR Appears to have Similar Survival Rates as Standard CPR

July 2010

  • Journal Notes: Processed Meat Associated with Increased Risk of Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease

June 2010

  • Journal Notes: Meal Replacement Diet May Improve Initial Weight Loss Amounts Compared to Patient Controlled Plan

May 2010

  • Journal Notes: Dietary Saturated Fat Not Associated with Risk for Heart Disease or Stroke

April 2010

  • Journal Notes: Dietary Saturated Fat Not Associated with Risk for Heart Disease or Stroke

February 2010

  • Journal Notes: Sleep, Internet Time, and Alcohol Consumption Linked to Higher BMIs in Female Adolescents

January 2010

  • Journal Notes: Heart Medication Linked to Reduction in Incidence and Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

August 2009

  • Journal Notes: Lifestyle Habits May Lower Lifetime Risk of Heart Failure in Men

June 2009

  • Journal Notes: Folic Acid Fortification Linked to Decrease in Severe Congenital Heart Disease
  • Journal Notes: Meat Choices Linked to Heart Disease and Cancer Deaths

May 2009

  • Journal Notes: Replacing Saturated Fats With Polyunsaturated Fats May Decrease Risk of Heart Disease

February 2009

  • Journal Notes: Exercise Appears Beneficial for Patients with Intermittent Claudication
  • Journal Notes: The Effect of a Mediterranean Diet Supplemented with Nuts on Metabolic Syndrome