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Bikram yoga—a form of “hot yoga” in which poses are practiced in a room heated to upwards of 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius)—has cardiovascular benefits, but no more than yoga practiced at room-temperature, teams at the University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University have found.

When third-grader Ava Rao was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it changed life for her whole family. Now a high school freshman, Ava and her dad, cardiologist Sunil V. Rao, MD, share their perspectives on the disease and hopes for the future. 

Nearly half of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survivors struggle to rejoin the workforce and participate in society post-heart attack, a study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes suggests.

Individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at increased risk of stroke and more likely to die as a result of stroke than the general population, and those with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are especially at risk, according to a study published in PLOS One.

Asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients could be at a heightened risk for cardiac complications, especially if the condition is paroxysmal, a study published in CHEST reports.