Cardiovascular Disease

Emergency Room Doctors Publish Guide on Cardiovascular Complications of COVID-19

May 18, 2020

Researchers from UVA Health have recently published a paper with the intent on educating emergency room physicians about the cardiac complications of COVID-19.

Two Decade Long Study Shows Decline in Cardiovascular Disease Among Diabetics

April 30, 2020

Australian researchers have new evidence that patients with diabetes have fewer cardiovascular events today than they did 20 years ago.  The data came from an analysis of the Freemantle diabetes study which compared people with type 2 diabetes to people without diabetes.  The results were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 

Study Finds Aortic Stenosis Develops Differently in Men and Women

April 27, 2020

An anaylsis of damaged heart valves from patients who had undergone transplants revealed a surprising finding: the process that causes aortic stenosis is different in women and men.

For Heart Health Filtered Coffee Is Best

April 24, 2020

While the determination that consumption of coffee is beneficial or harmful depends on the study, new research is diving further into the debate and into how brewing method might play a role in coffee’s impact on cardiovascular disease and mortality.

Coffee May Be Good For the Heart- A Look at What the Science Says

April 24, 2020

If you can’t imagine starting the day without your cup o’ joe, you aren’t alone.  On average, American’s drink 3 cups of coffee every day–collectively that’s 400 million cups of coffee-- daily.  Given those kinds of numbers, it’s no wonder that the question of whether or not the coffee habit is beneficial or detrimental to patient health is one that generates a lot of interest- and there’s been plenty of studies devoted to it.  Here's a look at some of them.

Among Rural Women, Coronary Artery Disease Is on the Rise

April 22, 2020

Despite advances in recent decades in the battle against cardiovascular disease, new research suggests deaths from premature coronary artery disease (CAD) among rural women have been on the rise since 2009.

Not Just for Europeans: Cardiovascular Benefits of Olive Oil Reported in US Patients

April 21, 2020

While the apparent cardiovascular benefits of olive oil have been proven in studies examining European populations, new research from a team of Harvard physicians is shedding light on impact in US patients.

A New Role for Aspirin Therapy: GI Cancer

April 16, 2020

Aspirin, the popular and well-established therapy for cardiovascular disease may have a new role in treating cancers of the digestive tract.

Early in Life Hypertension for Women May Signal Heart Disease Later in Life

January 22, 2020

Blood pressure irregularities start early for women and progress more rapidly than in men, eventually leading to cardiovascular disease later in life, researchers report in JAMA Cardiology.

Vascepa for CVD Prevention Among Most Noteworthy Achievements of the Decade

January 06, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an omega-3 fatty acid treatment as an add-on treatment to statin therapy to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in adults with elevated triglyceride levels.