Epidemiology of Coronary Artery Disease Among Hansen's Patients
- Amlodipine or lisinopril was not better than chlorthalidone in lowering CHD risk in hypertension. Wright, J. T. // Evidence Based Medicine;Jul2003, p105
The article presents a study that investigates the effectiveness of lisinopril and amlodipine in lowering the risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) of older hypertensive patients in Canada, the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Researchers did a randomized controlled trial on...
- Drug-induced Torsades de Pointes in patients aged 80 years or more. Paran, Yael; Mashav, Noa; Henis, Oren; Swartzon, Michael; Arbel, Yaron; Justo, Dan // Anatolian Journal of Cardiology / Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi;Aug2008, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p260
Objective: We studied all English-written peer-reviewed reports on drug-induced Torsades de Pointes (TdP) in patients aged 80 years or more in order to characterize the clinical circumstances leading to this serious complication. Methods: Our literature search yielded 24 reports on 25 patients...
- Coffee does not contribute to heart disease in women. // Modern Medicine;Jul96, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p46
Presents an abstract on the article `Coffee Consumption and Coronary Heart Disease in Women: A Ten-Year Follow-Up,' by W.C. Willett, M.J. Stampfer et al published in the February 14, 1996 issue of the `Journal of the American Medical Association'.
- Hyperinsulinemia: A risk factor for ischemic heart disease in men. // Modern Medicine;Jul96, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p51
Presents an abstract on the article `Hyperinsulinemia as an Independent Risk Factor for Ischemic Heart Disease,' by B. Lamarche, P. Mauriege et al published in the April 11, 1996 issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine'.
- Still risky after sixty. // Consumer Reports on Health;Nov96, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p129
Studies the link between high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and other factors with the increased risk of coronary heart disease in middle-aged people. Results of researches conducted on the subject; Risk factors increasing heart-attack rate; Factors affecting expected life spans.
- High homocysteine, low vitamin B6 are both risk factors for CAD. // Geriatrics;Apr96, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p61
Presents an abstract of the research report `Hyperhomocysteinemia and Low Pyridoxal Phosphate: Common and Independent Reversible Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease,' by K. Robinson, E.L. Mayer, et al, as presented in a 1995 issue of `Circulation.'
- Effect of habitual physical activity and physical fitness on coronary heart... Crews, Thad R. // Wellness Perspectives;Winter91, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p13
Reviews literature that defines the benefits of habitual physical activity and physical fitness on coronary heart disease and heart attack in middle-aged adult males. Epidemiological research supporting the hypothesis that physical inactivity and low levels of physical fitness are important...
- Attenuated heart rate during exercise is a warning. // Patient Care;6/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p249
Presents an abstract of the report `Impaired heart rate response to graded exercise: Prognostic implications of chronotropic incompetence in the Framingham Heart Study,' by M.S. Lauer, P.M. Okin, et al, published in the 1996 edition of the `Circulation.'
- New CAD risk factors: Interesting, but how useful? Pinkowish, Mary Desmond; Carney, Robert M.; Cohen, Jerome D.; Rosenson, Robert // Patient Care;6/15/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p134
Focuses on the risk factors associated with coronary artery disease (CAD). Detailed information on the risk factors associated with CAD; Information on whether physicians should screen patients for more than the traditional risk factors; Usefulness of these risk factors in the treatment of CAD....