Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI)
In a recent study published in Circulation that included 408,802 participants who were followed for a median of 10.1 years , Lu Qi and colleagues report that a healthy sleep pattern (defined as being a “morning person”; sleeping 7-8 hours per day; and never/rarely experiencing insomnia, snoring, or excessive daytime sleepiness) is significantly associated with a lower risk of heart failure, regardless of conventional risk favors.
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Jiang He and Katherine Mills were co-authors of a recent paper reporting that greater adherence to several healthy dietary patterns (Healthy Eating Index-2015, Alternative Healthy Eating Index-2010, alternate Mediterranean diet, and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is associated with lower risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression and/or all-cause mortality among people with CKD.
The Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI) is a university-wide research center that aims to promote and increase high-impact clinical, translational, and implementation research at Tulane University and Louisiana. TUTSI develops and nurtures successful competitive independent investigators engaged in clinical, translational, and implementation research; motivates and facilitates multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary interaction and collaboration among basic, clinical, and population scientists; and builds and expands the clinical and community-based research infrastructure at Tulane University and in Louisiana.