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A medical rendering of the heart
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NHLBI in the Press
Following a study with thousands of adults, researchers found that those living with HIV had an associated increased risk for heart failure. The associations were strongest among younger adults, women, and Asian/Pacific Islanders.
A woman smiles as she holds a cup of coffee in a kitchen.
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NHLBI in the Press
Being kind to yourself may benefit your heart, according to a small study with 191 middle-aged women. Those who practiced self-compassion were less likely to have early indicators of risks for cardiovascular disease.
An assortment of heart-healthful foods, including whole grains, soup, vegetables, olive oil, and herbs, is shown against a wooden counter backdrop.
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NHLBI in the Press
After reviewing decades of data from 90,000 health professionals, researchers found adults who consumed more than a half-teaspoon of daily olive oil were less likely to die early. Similar associations followed simulations of swapping olive oil for margarine, butter, and mayonnaise.
A physician meets with a patient in a clinical exam room.
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NHLBI in the Press
Black and white adults may receive different cardiovascular disease risk predictions following the inclusion of race in the pooled cohort equation, a common tool used by clinicians to predict a patient’s long-term risk for heart disease.
A woman uses an electronic blood pressure-monitoring device
Credit: American Heart Association
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NHLBI in the Press
Researchers tracked blood pressure levels of 464,585 adults over a three-year period and found systolic blood pressure levels increased by an average of 1.1- 2.5 mm Hg throughout the pandemic.