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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.