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 »

AHA News: Can Social Connection Aid Heart Health in African-American Community?

Print this page WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — For black adults, connecting with neighbors could do much more than create a sense of community — it also might be good for their heart. A study presented this week at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions… Read More »

Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »