Smoking counteracts the effect of a gene that normally protects against heart disease, according to a new study.
An international observational study led by Columbia University researchers has uncovered widespread differences in the treatment of patients with common chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and depression.
Wearing a 24-hour monitoring device may help identify African-Americans who have masked hypertension.
A large study found a positive correlation between traffic-related air pollution and the amount of calcium deposited in the coronary arteries.
Researchers from Harvard and Columbia have found that trauma and PTSD symptoms increase the risk of blood clots in women.
Lowering blood pressure goals for people with cardiovascular risk factors could save tens of thousands of lives annually and reduce costs.