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A new study estimates that more than 2 million Americans with heart disease have used marijuana, but the cardiovascular effects of the drug are not fully understood.
Social support may help offset the negative impact that discrimination and gender expectations have on heart disease and stroke risk factors among transgender and gender non-conforming adults.
A new study of nearly 5 million patients shows the most-popular first-line treatment for hypertension is less effective and causes more side effects than thiazide diuretics.
Sitting while watching television, but not sitting at work, is associated with a greater risk of heart attack, stroke, or early death, Columbia researchers have found.
- February 23, 2018
Among children with congenital heart disease, those from low-income neighborhoods have higher mortality than kids from high-income areas, even when treated at the same hospitals.
- February 14, 2018
Andrew Moran, MD, internist and hypertension expert, addresses questions about the new blood pressure treatment guidelines.
- October 13, 2017
The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Infant Cardiac Unit is a state-of-the-art, 17-bed unit staffed by a multidisciplinary team of specialists in neonatal cardiac intensive care.
- September 21, 2017
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.
- September 11, 2017
Sitting around for one to two hours at a time without moving increases the risk of death, finds a new study.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 28, 2017
- August 23, 2017
Higher up-front costs for intensive blood pressure control are outweighed by long-term cardiac benefits, shows study.
- August 15, 2017
A new clinical trial will determine if the drug apixaban can prevent recurrent strokes in people with atrial cardiopathy.
- August 1, 2017
Aspirin does not increase the risk of hospitalization or death in patients taking ACE inhibitors or ARBs for heart failure, Columbia researchers have found.