Study reports breastfeeding significantly reduces a woman's risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to those who did not breastfeed their babies.
Women who experience menopause before the age of 40 are significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life than women who began menopause aged 50 or older.
Adding icosapent ethyl, a triglyceride-lowering medication that is high in the omega 3 fatty acid, eicosapentaenoic acid, in combination with statins helped to reduce stroke risk by 36% in those with cardiovascular disease.
Young people who experience high blood pressure may have an increased risk of brain changes during mid-life that are associated with later cognitive decline.
Mouse study reveals how depression and chronic stress can have an impact on cholesterol-lowering medications and influence the risk of heart disease.
Middle-aged men who worry more or display traits associated with neuroticism are at greater biological risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes as they age.
According to researchers, people with congenital heart defects have an increased risk of developing dementia later in life. Researchers report those born with congenital heart disease are 2.6 times more likely to develop dementia symptoms by the age of 65.
None of the 41 most commonly prescribed blood pressure medications increases the risk of depression. Nine medications that lower blood pressure were found to significantly lower depression risks.
Doctors have successfully used robotic technology to treat brain aneurysms. The robotic system could eventually allow remote surgery, enabling surgeons to treat brain disorders that require surgery from afar.
Transgender men have a four times higher risk of heart attack than cisgender women, and twice the rate of heart attack than cisgender males. For transgender women, the risk of heart attack is twice the risk as in cisgender women. However, there is no significant difference in risk between transgender women and cisgender males.
Adults under sixty who spend a significant amount of engaged in sedentary activities and less time embarking on physical activity have a higher stroke risk than their more active peers.