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Lowering the cutoff to diagnose hypertension during pregnancy better identified 20% of women at risk for preeclampsia, a study by a Columbia University researcher has found.
Therapies that soothe inflammation could be effective at preventing heart disease in older people with a common blood condition, a new study from Columbia researchers suggests.
A systematic screening program designed for athletes testing positive for COVID-19 has detected a low incidence of inflammatory heart disease, so far returning professional athletes safely to sport.
- September 21, 2017
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUIMC 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.
- August 1, 2017
Using a noninvasive test developed at Columbia, older TAVR patients with an unusual heart failure pattern were found to have cardiac amyloidosis.
- May 1, 2017
Smoking counteracts the effect of a gene that normally protects against heart disease, according to a new study.
- March 6, 2017
Columbia University names cardiology researchers Muredach P. Reilly and Marwah Abdalla 2017 Marjorie and Lewis Katz Scholars.
- March 1, 2017
Researchers have found that only 16 percent of heart attack survivors get the recommended amount of physical activity in the weeks after hospitalization.