MyHeart Counts, an app created by Apple, served as administration for a cardiovascular health study.
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A link between birth mode and childhood obesity showed increased odds of obesity in those born via c-section.
Bariatric surgery was associated with a significant reduction in risk of heart failure among obese patients.
A multifaceted campaign that included policy change and community outreach led to a decrease in sales of sugary drinks.
According to this risk assessment tool, the majority of US adults are considered high risk for prediabetes, though confirmation is required through medical visit and blood glucose test.
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Findings from the LIGHT trial did not establish the prespecified margin of noninferiority, defined as a hazard ratio of 1.4, after unplanned early termination.
A systolic blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg vs 140 mm Hg may prevent cardiovascular events and reduce mortality, according to results from the SPRINT trial.