Tag: heart disease

UofL’s Green Heart Project’s large-scale tree planting underway in Louisville

A first-of-its-kind study of the effects of plants on human health, the Green Heart Project, is beginning large-scale planting of trees and shrubs in...

Neighborhoods with more greenspace may mean less heart disease UofL report...

People who live in leafy, green neighborhoods may have a lower risk of developing heart disease and strokes, according to new research published online...

UofL cardiology team’s editorial stresses need for more accurate heart disease...

A University of Louisville cardiologist and data scientist stressed the need for more accurate heart disease risk-prediction models in an editorial published in the...

Annual Knock Out Stroke event May 12 at Muhammad Ali Center

Kentucky residents suffer stroke at rates among the highest in the nation. Factors increasing the risk of stroke include high blood pressure, high cholesterol,...

Air pollution linked to blood vessel damage in healthy young adults...

Fine particulate matter air pollution may be associated with blood vessel damage and inflammation among young, healthy adults, according to new research in Circulation...