NIH-funded study explains factors linked to increased risk for heart attack or stroke among women who have pregnancy problems related to high blood pressure Women who experienced complications related to developing high blood pressure, or hypertension, during pregnancy had a 63% increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease later in life...
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By using images of a patient’s heart and pairing that information with their medical history, researchers created an algorithm to help healthcare provides better predict adults at greatest risk for sudden cardiac death.
Researchers found that combining a virtual game with social support helped increase physical activity levels among individuals who experienced high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Following a Mediterranean-style diet is linked to a lower risk of preeclampsia, a dangerously high level of blood pressure in pregnant women, according to a large observational study.
Obesity significantly increases heart failure risk in women with late menopause, according to a new study.
A large review of thousands of clinical research studies with millions of participants found that less than half report information about race and ethnicity.
A group of cells in the human lungs have recently been identified and may provide insight into everyday lung function as well as alterations in conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
After reviewing hundreds of tiny strains of oral bacteria, researchers identified 15 associated with varying blood pressure levels among postmenopausal women.
Asthma, smoking, and chronic sinusitis identified as COPD risk factors among Hispanic and Latino adults
To support earlier interventions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among U.S. adults, researchers conducted a review to identify risk factors for early COPD among Hispanic and Latino adults. The study aims to inform future research and preventive strategies.
Pregnant women in a study who had high blood pressure before or during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy were less likely to experience preterm births or other serious problems with blood pressure-lowering treatment.
New study shows cardiovascular risk factors in childhood are predictive of heart events in adulthood
Risk factors for cardiovascular disease that are present in childhood are directly related to the onset of heart disease in adulthood.