Cardiovascular Diseases

Researchers are examining physiological and psychological measures of stress in police officers to evaluate potential associations of these measures with early signs of cardiovascular and metabolic disease.

This study examines associations among subgingival microbiota, personal characteristics, and periodontal disease presence, severity and progression in postmenopausal women.
The study will test whether the effect of a concentrated cocoa extract can help reduce heart disease and stroke and whether commonly used multivitamin supplements can help reduce the risk of cancer, particularly in older women.
As a follow-up to the 2003-2009 Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress Study, this project will examine how job stress affects police officers over time and detail specific causes of stress.
This study examines whether childhood health, particularly of cardio-metabolic risk, through age 8 years differs by infertility treatment exposure.
The study will evaluate whether increasing physical activity, reducing sedentary behavior and increasing muscle strength through resistance training in elderly women will reduce the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
This is a clinical trial and observational study with primary aims to determine how hormone therapy, diet and calcium/vitamin D affect risk of heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and to determine the longer term effects of these interventions.