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Are Fasting Blood Tests Needed?
Home blood pressure monitoring helps identify “masked” hypertension in black adults, finds study.
Fasting for cholesterol tests may soon be a thing of the past, based on new recommendations.
Study confirms the effect of reproductive factors including younger age at first birth, history of miscarriages and lack of breastfeeding.
Electronic cigarettes are just as harmful to heart health as tobacco cigarettes, study confirms.
National data from 2013–2014 confirms that obesity rates remain high among U.S. children and adults.
Simple heart-healthy choices could reduce risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s by 20%, finds study.
Global obesity rates have tripled since the 1970s.
Fruit lowers risk for heart disease, yet only 1 in 5 Chinese adults consumes fresh fruit on a regular basis.
Female cardiologists remain underrepresented and face more challenges in finding work-life balance than their male counterparts, finds survey study.
Minimally invasive procedure is as safe, if not moreso, than traditional surgery for higher-risk patients.
DAPT score helps weigh the risks and benefits of continued dual antiplatelet therapy after stent implantation.
A large international trial finds statins to be most effective for heart disease prevention.
Cardiac imaging proves more useful than stress tests for determining heart risk in women, finds study.