Tag: cardiovascular disease

Hormone therapy linked to heart fat and hard arteries

Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment for menopause-related symptoms, and new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (Pittsburgh,...

Physical activity may be more important than BMI for cardiovascular disease...

The benefits of physical activity may outweigh the impact of overweight and obesity on cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and elderly people, according to research...

Latest statistics show heart failure on the rise

The number of adults living with heart failure increased from about 5.7 million (2009-2012) to about 6.5 million (2011-2014), according to the American Heart...

Visceral abdominal fat associated with newly-identified heart disease risk factors

Increasing stomach fat—especially abdominal visceral fat—has been associated with newly- Framingham Heart Study identified and worsening heart disease risk factors, according to a study...

Mediterranean diet linked to lower mortality in patients with a history...

The Mediterranean diet has been associated with a reduced risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease, according to results from...