Study has 1,000th follow up

Study has 1,000th follow up

Bogalusa Daily News Story The Bogalusa Heart Study recently had its landmark 1,000th follow-up study participant, and doctors hope to hear from many more. The Bogalusa Heart Study began in 1973, as more than 12,000 children and adults in the Bogalusa area were...
Landmark heart study in Bogalusa wants to find early participants

Landmark heart study in Bogalusa wants to find early participants

WWLTV.com Story BOGALUSA, La. – It was groundbreaking research here in Southeast Louisiana by Dr. Gerald Berenson of both LSU Health Sciences Center and Tulane Medical Center. The Bogalusa Heart Study taught us, if your childhood weight was high, if you did not...
BHS Charts Risk Factors in Child Health

BHS Charts Risk Factors in Child Health

Original Article Tulane Global Health News Gerald Berenson, MD, and his team at the Bogalusa Heart Study have been collecting health data about childhood heart disease risk factors and their lifetime implications for 39 years, making it the longest running biracial...
Weight of the Nation

Weight of the Nation

NIH research featured in HBO documentary series on obesity Bogalusa Heart Study research is featured prominently in the HBO documentary series on obesity. The Weight of the Nation documentary series and public awareness campaign by HBO features National Institutes of...