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- Test Your Heart Smarts. Brynie, Faith Hickman // 101 Questions about Blood & Circulation;2001, p142
This section presents a quiz to help determine one's knowledge of heart and cardiovascular diseases.
- Women...Take Your Health to Heart. // Orange County Business Journal;1/17/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 3, pA-21
Presents a research from the American Heart Association showing cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in the U.S. Ability of men and women to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke through modest lifestyle changes; Need to adopt healthy eating habits and daily physical...
- Hypertension Is Not the Link Between Job Strain and Coronary Heart Disease in the Whitehall II Study. Kivim�ki, Mika; Head, Jenny; Ferrie, Jane E.; Shipley, Martin J.; Steptoe, Andrew; Vahtera, Jussi; Marmot, Michael G. // American Journal of Hypertension;Nov2007, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p1146
Background: Hypertension is assumed to be one of the mechanisms through which job strain (a combination of high work demands and low job control) increases coronary heart-disease risk. However, direct tests of this hypothesis are lacking. Methods: We examined whether hypertension mediated the...
- K201 modulates excitationï¿½contraction coupling and spontaneous Ca2+ release in normal adult rabbit ventricular cardiomyocytes. Loughrey, C.M.; Otani, N.; Seidler, T.; Craig, M.A.; Matsuda, R.; Kaneko, N.; Smith, G.L. // Cardiovascular Research;Nov2007, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p236
Abstract: Objectives: The drug K201 (JTV-519) increases inotropy and suppresses arrhythmias in failing hearts, but the effects of K201 on normal hearts is unknown. Methods: The effect of K201 on excitationï¿½contraction (Eï¿½C) coupling in normal myocardium was studied by using...
- THE PROVOCATIVE ROLE OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN INDUSTRY. Schwartz, George // Angiology;Jan1961, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p20
Discusses the intrinsic metabolic pathology of coronary artery disease. Cause of the disease; Complications; Burdens caused by the disease to affected individuals.
- ASK THE DOCTORS. Leslie Cho; Grasso, Adam W. // Heart Advisor;Feb2013, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p8
The article presents several questions and answers related to cardiovascular diseases including the safe levels of cholesterol and the need for patient doctor consultation in the event of new symptoms or side-effects.
- The Link Between Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease The National Diabetes Education Program. Jones, Thelma // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Oct2005, Issue 267, p46
Presents various question-and-answer articles on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease for people with diabetes; Therapy goals for optimal diabetes management; Benefits of people with diabetes when they control blood glucose, lipids,...
- why not treat everyone for heart disease? Steinmehl, Eric; Martin, Adam // Health (Time Inc. Health);Mar2004, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p66
Examines the studies conducted by doctors on the need to take medications designed to lower the risk of heart disease. Drugs that people around age 40 should start taking; Description of the PolyPill; Reason for the reluctance of medical organizations to de-emphasize common preventive strategies.
- Triglyceride level is associated with wave reflections and arterial stiffness in apparently healthy middle-aged men. Aznaouridis, Konstantinos; Vlachopoulos, Charalambos; Dima, Loanna; Loakeimidis, Nikolaos; Stefanadis, Christodoulos // Heart;May2007, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p613
Objective: To investigate the relationship of arterial stiffness and wave reflections, which are predictors of cardiovascular risk, with serum triglyceride level in healthy adults. Design: Cross-sectional study at the University Department of Cardiology. 213 healthy individuals (141 men and 72...