Cardiology

 
Functional Assessment Strengthens Red Meat-Heart Disease Association
April 15, 2021

Measures of heart function and anatomy were used to assess the effects of red and processed meat on cardiovascular health; findings were reported at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021.

Study: HDL Anti-inflammatory Capacity Could Improve CVD Risk Assessment
April 14, 2021

The indicator of vascular protection against atherosclerotic progression was inversely associated with incident CV events, independent of traditional CVD biomarkers and improved Framingham Risk Score prediction.

Black Adults Avoid Hypertension, Reduce CVD Risk with Sustained Lifestyle Habits
April 09, 2021

Jackson Heart Study participants who maintained a healthy BP, BMI, and never smoked were at lower risk for incident CVD, suggesting targets for intervention in high-risk populations.