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cardiovascular health

Heart health
Exercise (or lack of it) can alter heart failure risk
Published May 15, 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 March 12, 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 Jan 2, 2018
Cholesterol assessment developed at Hopkins shown to be more accurate than traditional method
Biomedical engineering
Insight into cause of sudden cardiac death
Published Nov 28, 2017
Computer model yields important clues that could lead to better treatments
Health risks of sleep apnea
Published Sept 5, 2017
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 April 28, 2017
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 Nov 3, 2016
Visualizing blood flow in the heart could help reduce the risk of stroke / Hopkins Medicine
Calcium supplements may not be heart healthy
Published Oct 13, 2016
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 12, 2016
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 4, 2016
Researchers aim to eliminate racial differences in outcomes of blood pressure control programs / Hopkins Medicine