Cardiovascular Health Study

NIH-funded study finds new possible risk factor of heart disease

This study appears in the Feb. 15 edition of the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.Among the nearly 1,300 study participants, heart rate turbulence,…

New Tool Can Help Predict Risk of Alzheimer’s in Elderly

“This new risk index could be very important both for research and for people at risk of developing dementia and their families,” said study author Deborah E….

Women live longer, not better, largely because of obesity and arthritis

In a study that included 5,888 people over 65, women suffered up to two and a half times more disabilities than men of the same age.Higher rates of obesity and…