Coronary artery disease tests prompt patients toward healthier habits

Coronary artery disease tests prompt patients toward healthier habits UCLA researchers have found that undergoing a computer tomographic angiography was a better motivator to get…

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Emerging vascular risk factors in women: Any differences from men?

Emerging vascular risk factors in women: Any differences from men? The incidence and severity of both traditional and emerging cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors as…

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Improved lifestyle led to decreased cholesterol and less cardiac death

Improved lifestyle led to decreased cholesterol and less cardiac death Cholesterol levels – the most common risk factor for heart attacks – have decreased in…

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In pursuit of the causes of cardiac hypertrophy

In pursuit of the causes of cardiac hypertrophy Specific genes are responsible for determining cell growth and differentiation during the early stages of cardiac development….

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Study shows minorities had lower risk of coronary heart disease than whites

In a study of more than 1.3 million Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California that stretched over 10 years, researchers found that blacks, Latinos and…

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