Tag Archives: Heart

Replacing red meat with plant protein reduces heart disease risk

A meta-analysis of trials comparing the health effects of red meat consumption with those of other diets found that substituting healthful plant protein for red meat helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease. Eating plant proteins, such as tofu, may benefit cardiovascular health. Many studies throughout the years have linked the consumption of red meat… Read More »

Lead exposure and heart disease

When we think about the health effects of lead contamination, the biggest worry is for babies and young children. Lead, a heavy metal that is widespread in the environment, can harm developing brains. But growing evidence suggests that low levels of lead in the blood may also raise the risk of heart disease in adults.… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Plans Virtual Clinical Trial, Builds On Apple Heart Study Results

The results of the landmark Apple Heart Study, conducted by Stanford Medicine, were released at the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 68th Annual Scientific Session and Expo last weekend. The virtual, observational study enrolled more than 400,000 participants over the age of 22 from all 50 states. The study was oversubscribed in a span of… Read More »