Study Highlights: How long you have elevated cholesterol – even if only mildly elevated –affects your risk of heart attack. Every decade you have elevated cholesterol between the ages of 35 and 55 may increase your future risk of heart disease by 39...
Study Highlights: Insomniacs who take longer than 14 minutes to fall asleep have a greater risk of hypertension. The longer it took to fall asleep – a condition called hyperarousal – the higher the risk of hypertension.
Washington, D.C., January 22, 2015 – American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments today on the smoke-free win for the people of New Orleans:
Study Highlights: Children who had stable and healthy childhoods may have better cardiovascular health in adulthood. Those who had a positive psychosocial childhood were more likely to be at normal weight, have healthy blood sugar and less likely to smoke as adults than children who had less positive psychosocial experiences.
Eating one avocado a day as part of a heart healthy, cholesterol-lowering moderate-fat diet can help improve bad cholesterol levels in overweight and obese individuals, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.