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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.
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.
Avoiding doctor visits can lead to harmful medical consequences, such as heart disease or stroke.
Large trial finds that pitavastatin lowered the risk for major cardiovascular events by 35%.
Lower levels of HDL cholesterol were associated with increased risks for heart attacks in white but not Black adults.
People with NAFLD who had heart disease or had a stroke had higher rates of dementia.
Black and Latino populations particularly lacked access to mental health treatment post-stroke.
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