A newly identified “metabolic signature” can evaluate an individual’s adherence and metabolic response to the Mediterranean diet and help predict future risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
May 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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Millions of lives could be saved with this simple drug combination.
May 4, 2020 • ~5 min
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People with heart conditions at higher risk of severe COVID-19. But coronavirus appears to affect the heart directly, too.
April 28, 2020 • ~5 min
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Harvard study finds that greater cardiovascular benefits may be achieved at higher doses of omega-3 fish oil supplementation.
Sept. 30, 2019 • ~4 min
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New research from Massachusetts General Hospital traces a previously unknown pathway from poor sleep to an increase in the fatty plaques that line blood vessels in atherosclerosis, a key feature of cardiovascular disease.
March 19, 2019 • ~5 min
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A long-term study, led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found that the more sugar-sweetened beverages people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death — particularly death from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer.
March 18, 2019 • ~5 min
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Laurie Boyer’s work might one day lead to cures for heart defects and disease.
Aug. 3, 2015 • ~4 min
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