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Physical activity lowers cardiovascular disease risk by reducing stress-related brain activity, study finds

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

New research indicates that physical activity lowers cardiovascular disease risk in part by reducing stress-related signaling in the brain.

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Cardiovascular disease and cancer: shared risk factors and mechanisms

Nature Reviews - Cardiology

Nature Reviews Cardiology, Published online: 10 April 2024; doi:10.1038/s41569-024-01017-x Patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) have an increased risk of cancer, and patients with cancer have an increased risk of CVD.

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Colchicine in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Heart BMJ

Results from a meta-analysis of these trials demonstrate that colchicine reduces the risk of recurrent major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) by 25%, leading to its recent approval by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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Unraveling the Link Between Mental Health and Cardiovascular Disease 

Cardiometabolic Health Congress

Other studies have also unearthed more intricate connections which suggests that physiological conditions, underpinned by biological and chemical factors, may also play a pivotal role in influencing cardiovascular disease (CVD). In 2021 alone, CVD accounted for over 900,000 deaths in the U.S. and approximately 19.91 million globally.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Quiz: Cardiovascular Disease in RA


How great are the risks of cardiovascular disease for patients with rheumatoid arthritis? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Type 1 Diabetes

The New England Journal of Medicine

This review focuses on the prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients with type 1 diabetes. More than half of newly diagnosed cases of type 1 diabetes occur in adulthood.

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CTA and ACC Collaborate to Tackle Cardiovascular Disease with Technology


This new document builds off of the previously published Best Practices for Consumer Cardiovascular Technology Solutions in January 2022. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally, taking an estimated 695,000 lives in 2021 in the United States, about 1 in every 5 deaths, according to the CDC.