Novel Screening Method for Detection of Silent CAD

Cardiopulmonary diseases, such as coronary artery disease (CAD), remain as one of the major causes of death worldwide. Despite advancements in technology and research, currently recommended strategies for prevention and diagnosis have not been updated in recent years to better serve the needs of the population, which often lives unaware of the condition. New data reveals […]

Understanding (and avoiding!) Microvascular and Macrovascular Complications

The blood vessels in your body are like the pipes running through your home. The whole vascular system is the pipeline through which blood travels, carrying oxygen and nutrients to tissues. In turn, waste is moved away from the tissues to be metabolized and eliminated by the liver and kidneys. Blood vessels are bigger at their […]

How to Handle High Blood Pressure

While the new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology indicate that nearly half of U.S. adults qualify for high blood pressure, the AHA has additionally noted that as many as one in seven people being treated for high blood pressure does not have the condition under control. Known as […]

Early Education & Awareness: Keys to Prevention

In the United States, more than 1 in 3 adults—92.1 million people—have cardiov ascular disease, accounting for 807,775 deaths in 2014. Based on the American Heart Association’s 2017 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics most recent update, the number of adults living with heart failure increased from approximately 5.7 million (2009-2012) to about 6.5 million (2011-2014). […]

Heart Health: Staggering Statistics Urge Prevention

As the number of Americans with heart disease increases, medical and health experts have been forced to come to terms with the enormous and far-reaching impacts of cardiovascular disease: the primary killer in the U.S., responsible for approximately 1 in every 4 deaths. Data recently released by the National Health Center for Health Statistics indicates […]


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