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Katherine Davis
News Writer
As a News Writer for TriMed Media Group, Katherine covers breaking news across several facets of the healthcare industry focusing on content for Cardiovascular Business and Clinical Innovation + Technology. She is based in Chicago and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has appeared in Modern Healthcare, Crain's Chicago Business and The Detroit News. She joined TriMed in 2016.

Coffee drinkers tend to live longer than those who abstain from the caffeinated beverage, and new research from Stanford may help explain why and how it reduces chronic inflammation and cardiovascular disease.

Doctors at Abbott Northwestern hospital in Minneapolis kept a 104-year-old patient awake during a trancscather aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a move that has helped her recover faster, according to a new article by a Minnesota NBC affiliate.

After the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians released new guidelines recommending less-aggressive blood pressure treatments, the American Heart Association (AHA) published a statement vehemently disagreeing with the move.

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High cholesterol and obesity can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, but new research poses another, more surprising risk factor: Depression.

City of Hope, a cancer treatment and research center in Duarte, California, has revealed plans to find a cure for type 1 diabetes in the next six years, according to a new article by Southern California Public Radio.

A new study published today by researchers at the University of California, Irvine found that the onset of high blood pressure later in life could be associated with lower dementia risk after the age of 90.

New research from Johns Hopkins found that by using heart CT scans, physicians could give patients with “gray zone” blood pressure—or slightly higher than normal blood pressure—personalized treatment.

An article in The Seattle Times covers a new technique used at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia to clear blockages in coronary arteries.

While cocaine use is associated with an increased risk of developing coronary artery disease, new research shows that the condition could be reversed if users reduce or stop taking the addictive drug.

New research from London has suggested that people suffering from early schizophrenia could be at an increased risk of developing diabetes.