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Stress can keep folks from exercising or eating well, contributing to cardiovascular disease.
The COVID virus infected coronary arteries and increased inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques.
NIH-funded research sheds light on link between COVID-19 and increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
NAFLD is associated with risk factors such as obesity and inflammatory biomarkers and with events including heart attacks and strokes.
High blood pressure, which disproportionately affects Black and Latino people, can lead to heart attacks, strokes and kidney damage.
Experts emphasize the health benefits that stem from culturally tailored care and racial/ethnic concordance between patients and physicians.
Certain drugs in this class may increase the likelihood of diabetes and hypertension, but cardiovascular risk factors can be managed.
The American Heart Association is placing blood pressure kiosks in underserved California communities to encourage testing.
REPRIEVE trial finds pitavastatin reduced the risk for heart attack, stroke and other major cardiovascular events by 35%.
Chronic stress can lead to poor cardiovascular health, including high blood pressure and inflammation.
Among people 65 and older, cardiovascular deaths plunged 22% between 1999 and 2010 -- but then climbed 13% between 2011 and 2019.
Older Latino and Black adults may be disproportionately impacted by the increase.
Large trial finds that pitavastatin lowered the risk for major cardiovascular events by 35%.
People with both HIV and hepatitis C are at greater risk for myocardial infarction as they age, and traditional risk factors also matter.
The American Heart Association recommends the use of hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
At all income levels, the rates of cardiac rehabilitation among Asian, Black and Latino adults were lower than white adults.
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