AHA EPI/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions

The latest news from the AHA EPI/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions, with physician perspective, researcher insights and more.

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New platform aims to improve quality of, research on BP control

March 10, 2020
A new BP control laboratory utilizing the national Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network, or PCORnet, has the potential to improve surveillance…
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Plant-based foods confer mortality, CHD benefits

March 6, 2020
Two studies presented at the American Heart Association Epidemiology, Prevention, Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions found that…
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Walking more steps daily lowers risk for diabetes, hypertension

March 5, 2020
A higher volume of steps per day in middle-aged adults lowered the risk for type 2 diabetes and stage 2 hypertension, according to data presented at…
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High olive oil consumption lowers risk for heart disease

March 5, 2020
Patients who consumed at least 7 g per day of olive oil had lower risk for CHD and total CVD compared with those who did not consume it, according to…
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Lower-intensity physical activity can produce CV benefits in older adults

March 5, 2020
Two studies presented at the American Heart Association Epidemiology, Prevention, Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions…
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Race alone may not explain CVD risk disparities

March 4, 2020
Environmental, psychological and social factors may play a larger role than race alone in contributing to health disparities associated with CVD risk…
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Sleep habits affect CV outcomes, body composition

March 3, 2020
Two studies presented at the American Heart Association Epidemiology, Prevention, Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions…
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Estradiol slows lipid progression in early menopause

March 3, 2020
Women in early menopause who received oral estradiol treatment had a reduced progression of lipid deposition in the carotid arterial wall compared…
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Plant-based diets with whole grains, fruits and veggies lower CV mortality risk

March 15, 2019
Healthy plant-based diets lowered the risk for total and CVD mortality, whereas unhealthy plant-based diets raised the risk, according to a study…
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Heart health awareness not strong in young women

March 14, 2019
Most adolescent and young women are unaware that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States, according to a survey…