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Dec 13, 2018

Top CardioSmart News Articles of 2018

This year's most read patient summaries worth a second look.

CardioSmart keeps you informed of the latest developments in heart health by providing summaries for patients about cardiovascular research published in the top medical journals. You can access all of our articles at

From natural alternatives for lowering cholesterol to how emerging technologies can help manage heart disease, here are the top 10 most popular news articles published on in 2018. 

  1. Natural Alternatives to Cholesterol-Lowering Statins

  2. Fluctuation in Blood Pressure Associated with Increased Heart Risk

  3. Experts Shed Light on Stroke Risk and Birth Control Pills

  4. Smartwatch Accurately Detects Irregular Heart Rhythm

  5. Safety Precautions for Heart Patients Traveling to High Altitudes

  6. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Makes Heart Attack Twice as Likely

  7. Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Obesity

  8. Living Near Fast Food is Associated with Greater Risk for Heart Disease

  9. AFib Treatment Changes Over Time as Stroke Risk Increases

  10. Advances in an Alternative Procedure to Open Heart Surgery

Infographic: Cholesterol

Infographic: High Blood Pressure

Infographic: AFib