Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less healthy brains, according to research published in the European Heart Journal.
Study suggests using caution when restricting carbohydrates for weight loss
For older people, fitness may be more informative than traditional cardiovascular risk factors
A regimen popular among athletes can also help patients get in shape after a heart attack
Smoking tobacco in waterpipes, more commonly known as hookahs, results in inhaling toxic chemicals, often at levels exceeding cigarette smoke, that may harm the heart and blood vessels, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) especially affects women and the elderly. The authors review the importance of the heterogeneity of this condition and its implications on therapeutic approaches. Although there are no sex-specific recommendations regarding the evaluation and management of HFpEF in women compared with men, women are more likely to have the HFpEF phenotype than HFrEF.