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cardiovascular health

Heart health
Exercise (or lack of it) can alter heart failure risk
Published Aug 19, 2018
Consistently participating in recommended amount of physical activity in middle age can reduce heart failure risk by as much as 31 percent, review finds
Heart health
New blood pressure guidance and what it means
Published Aug 19, 2018
School of Nursing expert Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb discusses what people can do to lower their blood pressure
Heart health
Test lets patients pass on fasting
Published Aug 19, 2018
Cholesterol assessment developed at Hopkins shown to be more accurate than traditional method
Biomedical engineering
Insight into cause of sudden cardiac death
Published Aug 19, 2018
Computer model yields important clues that could lead to better treatments
Health risks of sleep apnea
Published Aug 19, 2018
Study finds increases in blood sugar, fat levels, stress hormones, blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea / Johns Hopkins Medicine
Heart Health
Better together: Vitamin D and exercise
Published Aug 19, 2018
Combined health benefit of getting enough vitamin D and exercise stronger than either health factor alone, 20-year study finds / Hopkins Medicine
Heart Health
Going with the flow
Published Aug 19, 2018
Visualizing blood flow in the heart could help reduce the risk of stroke / Hopkins Medicine
Calcium supplements may not be heart healthy
Published Aug 19, 2018
Study: Calcium-rich diet could be beneficial for the heart, but supplements seem to increase the risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage / Hopkins Medicine
Nutrition
DASH for kidney health
Published Aug 19, 2018
Popular diet known to lower blood pressure also good for kidneys, study suggests / School of Public Health
heart health
Taking the 'clinic' to the people
Published Aug 19, 2018
Researchers aim to eliminate racial differences in outcomes of blood pressure control programs / Hopkins Medicine