Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life, according to an
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A new type of artificial heart valve, made of long-lived polymers, could mean that millions of patients with diseased heart valves will no longer require
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Researchers discover mysterious bacteria that break it down in the gut.
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Bad sleep can lead to chronic inflammation, which can then lead to plaque in the arteries, new research finds. That plaque can lead to deadly heart disease.
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There's a link between high blood pressure during exercise for middle-aged and older adults and heart disease, hypertension, and even death.
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An addiction psychiatrist explains why smoking raises the risks from COVID-19 and how to quit.
May 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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While COVID-19 raises the risk for people with underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and COPD, social distancing can make it harder to keep up diets and medication.
April 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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The findings could change how we diagnose and treat heart disease. They also demonstrate the importance of thinking about diversity in research.
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A new study that includes up to 1.7 million participants, found eating up to one egg per day is not associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease.
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"These cats could be the canary in the coal mine, letting us know what might happen if more people are exposed to these types of wildfires."
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