Researchers investigated how cardiovascular health interacts with a high genetic risk for stroke. They found that optimal cardiovascular health reduces the lifetime risk of stroke among those with a high genetic risk.
A new advisory published by the American Heart Association (AHA) now includes sleep quality as one of the essential factors for optimal cardiac health.
An increased risk of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and bleeding may exist for individuals with COVID-19, according to study results published in the British Medical Journal.
Breakthrough omicron cases don't impair vascular health post-infection in young otherwise-healthy adults
New research finds vaccinated young adults who were diagnosed with COVID-19 during the "omicron wave" of late 2021 and early 2022 did not have lasting vascular impairment after active infection.
Having a heart attack is less likely in younger people, and the risk increases as a person ages. People should call 911 immediately if a person has symptoms relating to a heart attack.