Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increased risk of heart disease in men

Men who drank a 12-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage a day had a 20 percent higher risk of heart disease compared to men who didn’t drink any sugar-sweetened drinks, according to research (Read the full article)

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Risk of death from heart failure is lower in women than in men

Women with chronic heart failure survive longer than their male counterparts, according to a large analysis of studies comprising data on more than 40,000 subjects. The analysis represents the largest (Read the full article)

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Protein modified by researchers may reduce heart attack damage

Scientists modified a protein in the heart which dramatically reduced cell damage after heart attacks, according to new research published the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. (Read the full article)