Behavioral Medicine

Yoga-CaRe Commentary

Eric Peterson, MD, chair of the program committee for Scientific Sessions 2018, comments on the results of the Yoga-CaRe trial, which was presented at the meeting in Chicago.

Science News

Opioid Use and Its Relationship to Cardiovascular Disease and Brain Health
Association Between Excess Leisure Sedentary Time and Risk of Stroke in Young Individuals
Association of Subjective Social Status With Life's Simple 7s Cardiovascular Health Index Among Hispanic/Latino People: Results From the HCHS/SOL
Effects of Exercise and Weight Loss on Proximal Aortic Stiffness in Older Adults With Obesity
Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke

Journals

Pharmacologic Weight Loss for Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Getting to the Core of the Problem
Associations Between Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Cardiovascular Risk, and Cognition Are Mediated by Structural Brain Health in Midlife
Peanut Consumption and Risk of Stroke and Ischemic Heart Disease in Japanese Men and Women: The JPHC Study
Variability in Daily Eating Patterns and Eating Jetlag Are Associated With Worsened Cardiometabolic Risk Profiles in the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Strategically Focused Research Network
Proteins as Mediators of the Association Between Diet Quality and Incident Cardiovascular Disease and All‐Cause Mortality: The Framingham Heart Study

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