Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease involves the heart and vessels and is the number one killer in the U.S. accounting for nearly 30-percent of all deaths. Cardiovascular disease has a number of forms but the most common are myocardial infarction and angina pectoris which affect the heart itself.
What is Cardiovascular Disease?

Diseases of disorders of this system are termed cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases kill an estimated 17 million people worldwide each year. Majority of these are due to heart attacks and strokes.

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Are step counts as effective as time-based exercise in boosting health?

Are step counts as effective as time-based exercise in boosting health?

Does prenatal DHA supplementation increase infant fat mass?

Does prenatal DHA supplementation increase infant fat mass?

New study maps out long COVID patterns in England, showing who is most at risk

New study maps out long COVID patterns in England, showing who is most at risk

LMU study identifies dual genetic pathways increasing cardiovascular disease risk

LMU study identifies dual genetic pathways increasing cardiovascular disease risk

Inflammatory bowel disease associated with slightly increased risk of heart failure

Inflammatory bowel disease associated with slightly increased risk of heart failure

Are ultraprocessed foods putting your child's heart at risk?

Are ultraprocessed foods putting your child's heart at risk?

Substituting dairy with whole grains and olive oil lowers non-communicable disease risk

Substituting dairy with whole grains and olive oil lowers non-communicable disease risk

Regular use of fish oil supplements linked to increased heart disease risk in healthy individuals

Regular use of fish oil supplements linked to increased heart disease risk in healthy individuals

Eating more potatoes may lower your risk of heart disease and early death, study finds

Eating more potatoes may lower your risk of heart disease and early death, study finds

Low stress resilience in youth linked to higher psoriasis risk later

Low stress resilience in youth linked to higher psoriasis risk later

Matcha green tea powder may help keep gum disease bacteria at bay

Matcha green tea powder may help keep gum disease bacteria at bay

Are fish oil supplements associated with cardiovascular disease?

Are fish oil supplements associated with cardiovascular disease?

Can a coach-supported mobile health intervention reduce dementia risk?

Can a coach-supported mobile health intervention reduce dementia risk?

From research to practice: Closing the divide in obesity management

From research to practice: Closing the divide in obesity management

Men face greater risk of cardiovascular and kidney issues due to diabetes, study shows

Men face greater risk of cardiovascular and kidney issues due to diabetes, study shows

Plant-based diets reduce cancer and heart disease risks, study shows

Plant-based diets reduce cancer and heart disease risks, study shows

Men face higher risk of diabetes complications than women, study finds

Men face higher risk of diabetes complications than women, study finds

USC researcher receives $3.1M to study early brain development in babies born to diabetic mothers

USC researcher receives $3.1M to study early brain development in babies born to diabetic mothers

AHA releases guidelines to enhance postpartum care and address cardiovascular risks

AHA releases guidelines to enhance postpartum care and address cardiovascular risks

Global initiative REACT targets early detection of atherosclerosis

Global initiative REACT targets early detection of atherosclerosis

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