New postpartum care recommendations target CVD risk

Pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. have risen 140% over the past three decades and cardiovascular disease is the leading cause. Despite existing medical guidance on pregnancy and cardiovascular health, current trends in ...


Climb stairs to live longer, say cardiologists

Climbing stairs is associated with a longer life, according to research presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2024, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Obstetrics & gynaecology

US maternal death rate increasing at an alarming rate, study finds

The U.S. maternal mortality rate is accelerating at an alarming rate, reports a new study from Northwestern Medicine. But it's not due to the widely believed hypothesis that maternal mortality in the U.S. has increased largely ...

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