Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide. This is why Nicole Redmond, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., chief of the Clinical Applications and Prevention branch in NHLBI’s Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, is bringing attention to silent pieces of information, like elevated blood pressure or cholesterol. When they go unchecked...
A condition marked by reduced blood flow to the heart after standing has been reported to be slightly more common among people who have had COVID vaccines, but the link is five times greater among people who have had COVID – underscoring the importance of vaccination.
Based on a longitudinal review of more than 200,000 adults, researchers found those who had shingles had a nearly 30% higher chance of having a future heart attack or stroke. The authors note the findings underscore the importance of prevention, including vaccination.
Many adults who receive COVID-19 and flu vaccines experience symptoms like having a sore arm or feeling tired, which is normal and signals their immune system is learning how to fight each virus, according to recent research.
Interim results from ISCHEMIA-EXTEND show that adults who followed standard medical guidelines for coronary heart disease lived for a similar period of time compared to adults who had procedures to improve circulation.