Intensive control of blood pressure in older people significantly reduced the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, a precursor of early dementia, according to the National Institutes of Health-supported Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition in Decreased Hypertension, or SPRINT MIND.
New research in the International Journal of Cardiology confirms the cardiovascular risk of diets rich in saturated fats found in meats and the benefits of plant-based and dairy alternatives
A diagnosis of prediabetes should be a warning for people to make lifestyle changes to prevent both full-blown diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Middle-aged women with a history of preeclampsia have a greater risk of stroke, and aspirin may be able to reduce the risk, according to a new study led by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons. The study was published in the journal Neurology, along with an accompanying editorial and podcast.
It just got harder to avoid exercise. A few minutes of stair climbing, at short intervals throughout the day, can improve cardiovascular health, according to new research from kinesiologists at McMaster University and UBC Okanagan.
A new study published in HeartRhythm reports that regular moderate alcohol consumption, drinking an average of 14 glasses of alcohol per week, is a modifiable risk factor for atrial fibrillation