The rates of U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last decade, more so than for any other condition, according to a study released Monday in the journal Circulation.
A research team led by Harlan Krumholz, M.D., national American Heart Association volunteer and director of […]
Excessive sodium consumption is having a dire health impact on people around the world, killing about 1.65 million people globally each year from related cardiovascular diseases and stroke, according to a new study released Thursday.
The study published in the New England Journal of Medicine looked at a range of […]
Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai was awarded a $3.8 million grant from the American Heart Association to advocate cardiovascular health to high-risk New York City children and their parents.
Mount Sinai is one of four institutions named an AHA Strategically Focused Prevention Research Network […]
Obesity is common among Hispanics in the U.S. and is particularly severe in young adults, according to a new study of body mass index and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adult Hispanic/Latino populations.
BMI is a ratio of weight to height. A BMI of 30-39.9 indicates obesity, and 40 or more […]