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Black men raised by single parent had higher blood pressure as adults
December 02, 2013

Black men raised by single parent had higher blood pressure as adults

Study Highlights: African-American men in Washington, D.C., who were raised in single-parent households had higher blood pressure as adults than those who spent at least part of their childhood in homes with two parents.Programs to create and maintain family stability in childhood could have a long-lasting impact on the risk of hypertension.
Coffee may help perk up your blood vessels
November 20, 2013

Coffee may help perk up your blood vessels

Study Highlights: A small study showed that a cup of coffee improved small blood vessel function. The study takes us one step closer to understanding how coffee might benefit cardiovascular health.
Smokers who quit cut heart disease risk faster than previous estimates
November 20, 2013

Smokers who quit cut heart disease risk faster than previous estimates

Study Highlights: Certain smokers who quit can reduce their risk of heart disease to the level of never-smokers sooner than previously thought. Some former smokers may eliminate their risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death in less than 15 years.
WEDNESDAY NEWS TIP
November 20, 2013

WEDNESDAY NEWS TIP

Tip Highlight: New therapy helps patients with resistant high blood pressure.
TUESDAY NEWS TIPS
November 19, 2013

TUESDAY NEWS TIPS

Tip Highlights: Disappearing stent continues protection for three years. Nano-particles successfully deliver medication to artery plaque. Older sedentary adults reduced injury to heart through moderate physical activity. Younger Hispanic women face higher risk of death from heart attack. Bedtime aspirin may reduce risk of morning heart attack.
 Many sudden cardiac arrests preceded by warning signs
November 19, 2013

Many sudden cardiac arrests preceded by warning signs

Study Highlights: More than half of the men who had a sudden cardiac arrest had symptoms up to a month before.
Children’s cardiovascular fitness declining worldwide
November 19, 2013

Children’s cardiovascular fitness declining worldwide

Study Highlights: Around the globe, children are about 15 percent less fit than their parents were when they were young. In the United States, kids’ cardiovascular endurance performance declined about 6 percent per decade between 1970 and 2000.
MONDAY NEWS TIPS
November 18, 2013

MONDAY NEWS TIPS

Tip Highlights: Small vessel changes in eye, kidney provide clues to risky heart rhythm. Atrial fibrillation hospitalizations, costs soar in United States. Newly developed antidote successfully reversed anti-clotting medication dabigatran. New vaccine lowers blood pressure without harming kidneys in animal tests. Vaccines may provide long-term solution for cholesterol control.
New collaboration expanding science of world-renowned heart studies
November 17, 2013

New collaboration expanding science of world-renowned heart studies

DALLAS, Nov. 17, 2013 – A new collaborative research relationship between the American Heart Association, the University of Mississippi and Boston University, representing a bold vision for cardiovascular population science, was announced today at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions.
Childhood cancer treatment takes toll on hearts of survivors
November 17, 2013

Childhood cancer treatment takes toll on hearts of survivors

Study Highlights: Childhood cancer survivors have changes in their arteries that may increase their risks of early heart disease and atherosclerosis. Monitoring these patients for heart disease and managing risk factors will be important following cancer treatment.
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