• A Population Health Approach to Dramatically Reduce Heart Disease Risk

    4 days ago - By UNC Healthcare

    UNC School of Medicine doctors enlisted a network of health care professionals from small primary care practices and used data analytics to help identify North Carolinians at risk for cardiovascular disease. Primary care doctors could use this approach to dramatically reduce heart disease risk for tens of thousands of people across the state.
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  • Accessibility to green space may reduce susceptibility to CVD

    4 days ago - By Healio

    People living in neighborhoods with more green space may be less susceptible to CVD, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
    The cross-sectional study consisted of 408 participants recruited from a preventive cardiology clinic from October 2009 to December 2014 to study the relationship between residential greenness and biomarkers of CVD in susceptible individuals. The study measured biomarkers of CV injury and risk through blood and urine, which were collected with written informed consent, submitted between 1 to 4 p.m. to
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  • Do Guidelines Underestimate the Harms of Statins?

    4 days ago - By Medscape

    A modeling study provides new fodder for the argument that fewer Americans should be taking statins to reduce the risk for heart disease than guidelines recommend.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Evidence suggests following the Mediterranean diet can lower stroke risk in women by 22%

    Evidence suggests following the Mediterranean diet can lower stroke risk in women by 22%

    4 days ago - By Natural News

    Following a proper diet has many health benefits, such as preventing various diseases and improving your overall well-being. According to a study by researchers from Scotland, following a certain kind of diet can also help reduce your risk of having a stroke. Dietary habits and stroke risk Data from the study, which was...
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  • Green space linked to reduced risk of heart disease and stroke

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers have shown that people who live in neighborhoods with denser greens paces may be at a lower risk of developing heart disease and stroke.
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