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 […]
At least 10 percent of people who have a heart attack may have undiagnosed diabetes, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2014.
To understand more about undiagnosed diabetes, researchers studied data on 2,854 heart attack patients without diagnosed diabetes at 24 […]