One Heart Stories

How does Asian ancestry affect heart disease risk?

How does Asian ancestry affect heart disease risk?

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More and more people of South or East Asian ancestry are developing diabetes. Why is this happening, and what does it mean for their heart disease risk?

Common condition, rarely recognized: Peripheral artery disease

Common condition, rarely recognized: Peripheral artery disease

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Heavy feeling in the legs? Tight calves? It may be peripheral artery disease.

If you exercise, you may be fitter than you think

If you exercise, you may be fitter than you think

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Dr. Berry’s cardiovascular team has completed a study that suggests doctors should expand the standard definition of improved fitness for patients with diabetes.

Can eating earlier in the day jumpstart weight loss?

Can eating earlier in the day jumpstart weight loss?

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Can eating earlier in the day be the key for fast, safe weight loss? Our dietitian says it may be, and shares other two more simple tips for losing weight.

Holiday drinking and your heart: When should it be last call for alcohol?

Holiday drinking and your heart: When should it be last call for alcohol?

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Many of us like to enjoy cocktails at holiday parties, but we could be damaging our hearts in the process.

Heart failure after pregnancy: Brittany’s story

Heart failure after pregnancy: Brittany’s story

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Brittany Clayborne developed heart failure soon after the birth of her son. As she awaits a heart transplant, she inspires others to become organ donors.

New drugs approved for lowering cholesterol – and the story has roots at UT Southwestern

New drugs approved for lowering cholesterol – and the story has roots at UT Southwestern

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Can inactivating genetic mutations actually help lower cholesterol and heart disease risk? Two geneticists are determined to find out.

Added sugars: Sour news for our kids’ hearts

Added sugars: Sour news for our kids’ hearts

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It’s a well-known fact that sugar isn’t great for us. But what it’s doing to kids’ hearts is not only surprising – it’s downright scary.

Can doubling exercise reduce heart failure risk?

Can doubling exercise reduce heart failure risk?

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New research suggests 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise a week may not be enough to prevent chronic heart failure.

Should people check their blood pressure at home?

Should people check their blood pressure at home?

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Why do some patients have higher blood pressure numbers at the doctor’s office than at home? It could be “white coat hypertension.”