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.

4/10/17
This study examines associations among subgingival microbiota, personal characteristics, and periodontal disease presence, severity and progression in postmenopausal women.
7/7/17
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.
7/7/17
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.
3/29/17
This study examines whether childhood health, particularly of cardio-metabolic risk, through age 8 years differs by infertility treatment exposure.
7/7/17
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.
7/7/17
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.