Measurement of physical activity and functional capacity, and their influence on the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and healthy aging.
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Women's Health Initiative investigator offers tips on how to maintain a healthy heart, including how the things people do every day can count toward hitting their heart health goals.
The UB-led study is the first to prospectively examine the association between oral bacteria and developing hypertension.
Overlap of age at diagnosis of breast cancer and age with high consumption of caffeine, and inconsistent findings from previous studies, motivated researchers to study whether caffeine could affect breast cancer risk.
Women who did the highest amount of physical activity had an 18% lower risk of hip fracture and 6% lower risk of total fracture.
Light activity appears to reduce risk of stroke or heart failure by up to 22 percent, and the risk of heart attack or coronary death by as much as 42 percent.
UB-led study is the largest and most comprehensive to date that has evaluated physical activity within the context of heart failure prevention.
UB-led study shows significant reduction in death risk among women over 65 who regularly engaged in light physical activities like household chores.
UB-led study is among the largest and focuses exclusively on postmenopausal women in whom periodontitis, total tooth loss and cardiovascular disease is high nationally.