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Cardiovascular health

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
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
Heart health
Assessing arrhythmia risk
Published May 10, 2016
Personalized virtual heart can predict the risk of sudden cardiac death
Heart health
Bouncing back from a heart attack
Published Feb 1, 2016
Higher levels of fitness linked to reduced risk of death after first heart attack
Change of heart
Study examines how men and women age
Published Oct 20, 2015
Men's hearts increase in size, while women's heart stay the same size or shrink, study shows. / Johns Hopkins Medicine
Can we build a better heart?
Published May-June 2015
JHU experts embark on 10-year collaboration to build the world's first permanent totally artificial heart / Gazette
Do commercial weight-loss programs work?
Published April 9, 2015
In review of 32 major programs, JHU researchers find little evidence of reliable, long-term results / Hopkins Medicine