Prevention & Risk Reduction

The new study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, focused on weight loss and other trends over the course of two years.

Researchers evaluated the imaging results and dietary habits of more than 2,500 adults, sharing their analysis in the British Journal of Nutrition.

While some healthcare professionals swear by the keto diet, others fear that it can be harmful. A new analysis, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, explored this very issue.

“Medical providers should educate patients who may be at risk for severe COVID-19 and consider promoting preventive lifestyle measures,” one researcher said. 

Drinking coffee in moderation is associated with certain health benefits, but consuming too much leads to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. 

Blood pressure guidelines that do not differentiate between men and women may need to be revisited.

Yes, researchers confirmed, the popular medication is still perfectly safe to take for type 2 diabetes. 

A new analysis in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggests physicians could be doing more to help older patients combat cardiovascular disease. 

The study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, included data from more than 28,000 patients. 

The study's authors aimed to learn more about an area where clinical evidence was lacking: statin therapy for stroke patients 80 years old and older. 

The new analysis, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, confirmed that atrial fibrillation can be prevented. 

There was a significant reduction in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.