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Every week our cardiologists review the most recent advances in cardiovascular medicine and select news to share with you. Here you will find summaries of some of the latest research news about aortic aneurysm. Share these articles with your friends and family via social media, print items you’d like to discuss with your care team, or add them to your toolbox to read later.

Wearable Monitor Helps Identify Patients with High Blood Pressure

Home blood pressure monitoring helps identify “masked” hypertension in black adults, finds study.

Heart Disease Prevention Also Wards off Alzheimer's and Dementia

Simple heart-healthy choices could reduce risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s by 20%, finds study.

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Risk for Kidney Disease

A simple set of guidelines for preventing heart disease may protect against chronic kidney disease, finds study.
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Recent Study Supports Statins to Prevent Heart Disease

A large international trial finds statins to be most effective for heart disease prevention.

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Virtual Health Programs Could Improve Global Health

An online challenge promotes physical activity and weight loss in over 60 countries.

Heart Disease Burden Has Shifted to Southern U.S. States

The highest death rates from heart disease have shifted to the South since the 1970s.

Yogurt Helps Protect Women from High Blood Pressure

Regular yogurt consumption reduces risk for high blood pressure by 20 percent in women, finds study.

Decline in Dementia Rates Over Past Three Decades

Study analyzed data on trends in older adults in the Framingham Heart Study.

Study Confirms Benefits of Tight Blood Pressure Control

A recent review of evidence finds that intensive blood pressure treatment reduces risk for heart attack and stroke.

Texting Programs Improve Medication Adherence in Patients with Chronic Disease

A recent study suggests that text messaging programs double the odds of medication adherence in adults with chronic disease.

Texting Program Aids in Blood Pressure Management

Medication reminders and weekly tips help with high blood pressure self-care.

Young, Overweight and Inactive: A Dangerous Combo for Blood Pressure

A large-scale Swedish study links both adolescent weight and fitness level to risk for hypertension in adulthood.

International Study Refines Definition of High Blood Pressure in Youth

New data helps experts better identify children at increased risk for heart disease later in life.

Too Little Exercise Remains a Prime Concern for Americans

Experts reaffirm that health benefits from exercise far outweigh risks.

Cardiac Rehab is Lifesaving for Heart Patients

Exercise-based rehab programs reduce risk for heart-related death by 26%.

Heart Disease Remains Top Killer in the United States

Heart disease accounts for 1 in 3 deaths, highlighting an urgent need for prevention and treatment.

Declines in U.S. Death Rates Have Slowed

Researchers measure progress on heart disease and other leading causes of death, and identify areas for improvement.

Low-Fat Diets Not the Best Weight Loss Solution

A review of more than 50 clinical trials comparing low- versus higher-fat diets shows no significant difference in weight loss results.

Sedentary Time is a Major Health Concern for Latinos

Study finds Latinos spend three-fourths of the day sedentary, which takes a toll on heart health.

Young Adults, Especially Women, Don't Know Their Risk for Heart Disease

Only half of young adults suffering a heart attack knew they were at risk, finds study.

African-American Veterans Healthier Than White Counterparts

Analysis of VA data stands in contrast to health disparities in the general U.S. population.

A Healthy Lifestyle in Midlife Makes for Healthier Golden Years

The benefits of healthy choices carry long into older adulthood.

Music Boosts Heart Health

Music’s effect on heart activity, blood pressure and breathing bodes well for health.

Longer, But Not Necessarily Healthier, Lives

While life expectancy continues to rise, heart disease becomes the leading cause of disability around the world.

Deep Belly Fat Increases Cardiovascular Risk

Study finds that both volume and type of belly fat have an impact on heart health.