Study reveals the protective effect of polyphenols on adolescents’ cardiovascular health

The consumption of polyphenols in adolescents is associated with a better cardiovascular health, according to a collaborative research study which includes the participation of the University of Barcelona, the Hospital…

Midgestation increase in leptin puts child and mother at risk of cardiovascular disease

Before a baby is ever born, critical supply chain problems with nutrition and oxygen can result in premature birth or even death and increase the child and mother’s lifelong risk…

Researchers find potential pathway linking early life infections to adult-onset cardiovascular disease

Researchers have discovered a potential pathway linking early life infections to cardiovascular disease risk later in adulthood, offering opportunities for targeted intervention. The study, led by the Murdoch Children Research…

Study identifies five childhood risk factors that predict cardiovascular events in adulthood

Five childhood risk factors that predict stroke and heart attacks in adulthood have been identified after being tracked for up to half a century in the world’s largest international prospective…

U of M receives two NIH grants to research children’s cardiovascular health

The University of Minnesota received two National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants, totaling more than $6.5 million, to research cardiovascular health among a diverse population of children. Led by Jerica…

High childhood BMI may elevate cardiovascular risk markers in twenty-year-olds

Subjects having overweight and obesity at age 10 were found to have elevated risk markers for diabetes and cardiovascular disease by the time they reach the age of 20. A…

Vaping has significant cardiovascular effect on adolescent males but not females, mouse study finds

A new study by researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine gives insight into what happens to the cardiovascular system of adolescents when they vape. In the mouse…

Lifestyle interventions for preschool children can enhance long-term cardiovascular health status

Implementing school-based programs aimed at teaching healthy cardiovascular health habits as early as preschool can achieve lasting lifestyle changes in children, according to a review published today in the Journal…