All articles related to "heart disease":

Probing cost-effective strategies for statin use among African Americans

Using the coronary artery calcium score to determine when to start statin therapy among African Americans at intermediate risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is a more cost-effective approach than prescribing the medication to all African American patients at intermediate risk, according to…

Tofu consumption linked with decreased risk of heart disease

Eating tofu and other soy-based foods with high levels of isoflavones may lower the risk of heart disease, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, led by Qi Sun, associate professor in the Department…

Fiber has benefits beyond gut health

Consuming between 22 and 34 grams of fiber a day can help keep the gut healthy, and it also has been linked to a number of other health benefits.

Climate in the clinic

Physicians, health leaders discuss how to address the health impacts of climate change February 19, 2020 – Climate change—and how it affects health—should be front and center for doctors, health care workers, and hospitals. That was the key message at a February…