Prevention

A new study by researchers at Yale and Drexel Universities explores the heart health problems associated with incarceration, in populations including those currently in prison and the released.
Jun 21, 2017 | Prevention
Regular exercise helps prevent several conditions, but new research shows it could fight against the No. 2 killer—stroke.
Jun 20, 2017 | Prevention
A new clinical trial from the Netherlands Organisation of Applied Scientific Research is testing the efficacy of a vaccine that will immunize people against high levels of cholesterol and atherosclerosis.
Jun 19, 2017 | Prevention
The majority of working Americans wouldn’t know what to do in the event a coworker began having a heart attack in the office, according to two recent American Heart Association surveys.
Jun 16, 2017 | Prevention
A new 10-year study has showed that people over 75 years old who take aspirin daily to prevent heart attacks face an elevated risk of fatal bleeding and should be administered heartburn drugs to minimize the danger, Reuters reports.
Jun 02, 2017 | Prevention
Just last month, Nevada became the 37th state to require high school students receive CPR training before graduating.
May 05, 2017 | Prevention
A new study published in the BMJ has found that a gluten-free diet could raise one’s risk of developing heart disease, reports Fox News.
Apr 27, 2017 | Prevention
Because the number of hospital visits and deaths related to consuming energy drinks has increased in recent years, researchers looked at how they affect the heart and blood pressure—and the findings may make physicians think differently.
Apr 17, 2017 | Prevention
New research from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) has found that by examining the health of peripheral arteries, providers could better predict the risk of patients developing ischemic cardiovascular disease.
Apr 17, 2017 | Prevention
Experiencing hot flashes during menopause isn’t just uncomfortable, it could also be a sign of emerging vascular dysfunction and heart disease in women aged 40-53, new research shows.
Apr 14, 2017 | Prevention
Taking vitamin B supplements could be one way to protect yourself from air pollution, a new study finds.
Apr 12, 2017 | Prevention
Between 2007 and 2011, New York state implemented trans-fatty acid (TFA) restrictions in 11 counties to help improve residents’ health. New research is showing that it did just that—and had an especially significant impact on lowering the number of hospitalizations related to cardiovascular events.
Apr 05, 2017 | Prevention
A new survey organized by the American Heart Association (AHA) found that only half of Americans would be willing to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in an emergency because of fears that they wouldn’t do it correctly.
Apr 03, 2017 | Prevention
Improved access to preventive healthcare resources can help patients guard against developing cardiovascular conditions—a finding in a new study that helps makes the case for comprehensive healthcare expansion.
Mar 14, 2017 | Prevention
High school students in South Dakota will soon be required to learn how to perform CPR after the state’s governor, Dennis Daugaard, signed a bill into law making it mandatory statewide.
Mar 07, 2017 | Prevention
New research from the Netherlands suggests patients with high blood pressure who actually take their prescribed medications are few and far between, a surprising reality that can be dangerous and deadly for high-risk patients. 
Mar 02, 2017 | Prevention
Though obesity can have an impact on the risk of an individual developing cardiovascular disease, a sedentary lifestyle could be even more harmful to middle-aged and elderly people, according to new research from the Netherlands.
Mar 01, 2017 | Prevention
New research from Australia has shed light on a gender disparity when it comes to being screened for cardiovascular disease. 
Feb 24, 2017 | Prevention
An estimated 25,000 people die each year from heart valve disease, but many aren’t aware of it.
Feb 17, 2017 | Prevention
A study from the University of Granada has identified a new exercise-based test that can assess a child’s risk of developing a cardiovascular disease or myocardial infarction in their lifetime.
Feb 17, 2017 | Prevention
Researchers from Hallym University's College of Medicine in Seoul Korea found in a new study that women who breastfeed longer during their lifetimes may be able to lower their risk of metabolic syndrome and other disorders.