Policy changes can help ease roadblocks to a healthy diet

Diet modification can be a vital step to prevent cardiovascular disease. While various biological, economical, physical, social and psychological factors influence food choices, interventions targeting these factors can lead to meaningful improvements in long-term eating habits, according to a review paper published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Research has consistently […]

The New York Academy of Medicine Awards Prestigious 2018-19 Glorney-Raisbeck Fellowship Award in Cardiovascular Diseases to Jared S. Kushner, MD

New York (August 13, 2018) – The New York Academy of Medicine has announced Jared S. Kushner, MD, of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center as the recipient of its prestigious 2018-2019 . The committee selected Dr. Kushner based on his research project, “Elucidating Mechanisms of Calcium Channel Regulation in the Heart.” “The Academy is deeply committed […]

‘Monster’ radish might help fight heart disease

Dissecting the monster radish Radish compound identified Discovering ways of reducing cardiovascular risk is an ongoing challenge for medical science. A recent study asks whether “monster” radishes might provide some assistance. The Sakurajima radish dwarfs the regular radishes pictured here. The official name for the so-called monster radish is the Sakurajima daikon. Originally cultivated on […]