Explore the latest research about lifestyle behaviors, including evaluations of the effects of diet and physical activity on obesity and chronic illness.
This cohort study examines the association between Mediterranean diet intake and cardiovascular risks and attempts to identify which biological mechanisms underlie the association among participants of the Women’s Health Study.
This Medical News & Perspectives story examines the debate over whether opting for whole-fat dairy or nonfat dairy or avoiding dairy altogether is optimal for health.
This population-based cohort study investigates the association between organic food consumption and the risk of cancer in a large cohort of French adults.
This systematic review assessed the evidence suggesting that reduced dietary salt intake benefits patients with heart failure in randomized clinical trials.
This systematic review evaluates randomized clinical trials to assess evidence about theory-based behavioral change programs for children and young adults with a chronic illness.
This study uses 2015-2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data to assess prevalence of daily sitting time and weekly leisure-time physical activity among US adults.
This Viewpoint from the US Assistant Secretary for Health discusses the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition, and proposes ways in which the medical care system, new technologies, workplace initiatives, and enhanced youth participation in sports can promote physical activity.
This Special Communication from the US Department of Health and Human Services summarizes key guidelines and recommendations in the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition.
This Viewpoint describes the Million Hearts initiative, a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services program aimed at preventing 1 million acute cardiovascular (CV) events by improving key cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, and summarizes two 2018 CDC reports describing the burden of preventable CVD deaths and the slow rate of improving population-level measures of CV health.
This case report describes a wide complex tachycardia in a woman with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and obseity.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of an exercise intervention on the functional levels of elderly patients hospitalized for acute care.
This cohort study uses UK Whitehall II study data to characterize changes in cardiovascular risk factors over 10 years and associations between change in risk and incident cardiovascular events among people without baseline cardiovascular disease.
This cohort study examines data from Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study to assess the association of midlife vascular and lifestyle risk factors with development of late-onset epilepsy.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of an intervention that aims to prevent young child overweight and obesity and to improve health in the US-Affiliated Pacific region via the Children’s Healthy Living Program.
This study assesses the association between cardiorespiratory fitness and long-term mortality in adults undergoing exercise treadmill testing.
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