AHA News: Gender Gap in Some Heart Risk Factors Widens Among Young Adults | Health News

By By American Heart Association News HealthDay Reporter, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, June 2, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — Gender gaps in blood pressure, physical activity and smoking have…

Mild COVID-19 may affect heart health in younger adults

Share on PinterestNew research emphasizes the cardiovascular impact of COVID-19 on younger adults. Image credit: Vachira Vachira/NurPhoto via Getty Images. A study of young Brazilian adults finds that even a…

Stroke, heart failure death rates accelerating in some Hispanic adults

(shapecharge/E+ via Getty Images) Lea en español Scientists debate whether Hispanic adults, who have higher rates of certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease, are nonetheless less likely to die from…

Death rates from tears in this major heart artery are rising, especially among women, Black adults

(American Heart Association) The death rate for people who have a tear in a major artery coming out of the heart – aortic dissection – has been rising over the…

Foreign-born Black adults in the US have lower cardiovascular risk

Share on PinterestA recent study assessed the cardiovascular health of U.S.-born and foreign-born Black adults. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Researchers have recently compared the incidence of cardiovascular-related deaths…