A new study, published in the BMJ, examines the effect of the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (AHA) hypertension guidelines on the prevalence of hypertension and eligibility for initiation and intensification of treatment in nationally representative populations from the United States and China.
A new study, published in PLOS Biology, investigates the association between caffeine and protection of cardiovascular cells.
A new study, published in Scientific Reports, presents findings that state regularly bathing in hot water reduces atherosclerosis and cardiac loading. read more
A new systematic review and meta-analysis, published in Heart, examines the association between marital status and risk of cardiovascular disease.
The article “primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with a mediterranean diet” has been retracted from the NEJM. read more
Researchers, publishing in Journal of Biological Chemistry, looked at a compound that is found in green tea and looked, in vitro, at its effects on amyloid fibrils, which are associated with atherosclerotic plaques. read more
A new study, published in the BMJ, investigates whether adults with atopic eczema are at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and whether the risk varies by atopic eczema severity and condition activity over time. read more
Among Chinese adults, a moderate level of egg consumption was significantly associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease, largely independent of other risk factors, report scientists in a study published in the journal Heart. read more
Researchers assessed 63,000 doctors’ patients, and found that measuring blood pressure using an ABPM device was 50% more accurate than the traditional way blood pressure is measured in the clinic, this study is published in the New England Journal Medicine. read more
A nationwide population-based cohort study examines the association between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and atrial fibrillation. read more
Low-level lead exposure and mortality in US adults is examined in a population-based cohort study, published in The Lancet Public … read more
A new paper, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, suggests that rapid increases in pollution may be as harmful to the heart as sustained high levels. read more
Scientists publish a systematic review and meta analysis in the BMJ which examines the association between low cigarette consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. read more
The Lancet has published a study that analyses the health impact of a walk through Oxford Street in London, compared to Hyde Park.
New research, presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India, examines the association between male-pattern baldness and premature greying and risk of early heart disease.
Scientists publishing in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology report that foetuses conceived with IVF/ICSI methods are at an increased risk of congenital heart defects, compared to spontaneous conceptions. read more
New research, published in The Lancet, combines observational study, randomised trial, tissue analysis and research in mice to investigate the link between time of day of surgery and health outcomes. read more
Published in Neurology scientists report that women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia years later. read more
A new study, published in the Lancet, examines the association between higher recreational and non-recreational physical activity and lower risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease. read more
Publishing in Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers looked at sedentary behaviour and reported that increased sedentary behaviour, both in total volume and prolonged uninterrupted bouts, was associated with increased risk of death.