THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTS ON CIRCULATION OF SMOKING TOBACCO AND LETTUCE LEAF CIGARETTES
- An association between smoking habits and blood pressure in normotensive Japanese men. Okubo, Y.; Miyamoto, T.; Swazono, Y.; Kobayashi, E.; Nogawa, K. // Journal of Human Hypertension;Feb2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p91
Studies the dose-effect relationship of smoking habits with blood pressure in normotensive men in Japan. Blood pressure measurement; Analysis of covariance; Lifestyle, blood test and physical measurement.
- Associations of education with 30 year life course blood pressure trajectories: Framingham Offspring Study. Loucks, Eric B.; Abrahamowicz, Michal; Yongling Xiao; Lynch, John W. // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p139
Background: Education is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease incidence in developed countries. Blood pressure may be an explanatory biological mechanism. However few studies have investigated educational gradients in longitudinal blood pressure trajectories, particularly over...
- State Capitol Event Draws Attention to Lung Health Issues in Virginia. // AARC Times;Jun2009, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p74
The article discusses the highlights of the Legislative Day Health Fair held by the Virginia Society for Respiratory Care (VSRC) at the General Assembly building in Richmond, Virginia in 2009. The event aims to draw attention to several key respiratory issues, such as banning smoking in public...
- Hospital spring health fair. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;5/4/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p13
The article offers information on the Spring Health Fair of Margaretville Hospital to be held on May 8, 2009 in New York. It states that the hospital will offer free health screenings, including blood pressure, blood glucose, carbon dioxide breath analyzer/pulse oximeter and hearing screenings....
- The winter cold can elevate systolic blood pressure in thin normotensives. // Modern Medicine;Mar97, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p23
Focuses on a Tel Aviv University study stressing the relation between colder temperatures and higher systolic blood pressures for normotensive patients who are slight of build. Significance of swing of ten mm Hg between summer and winter; Standard lifestyle modifications as treatment for slight...
- Effect of wearing waterproof and non-waterproof shoes on blood pressure variation in wet conditions. Yamaguchi, Sayaka; Goto, Aki; Ucihiida, Yuki; Nishibatashi, Erika; Naruse, Masaharu; Kubo, Tetsuya; Akiyama, Miki // Journal of the Japan Research Association for Textile End-Uses /;Apr2010, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p56
Eight young women wearing non-waterproof and waterproof shoes in cold and wet conditions were examined to investigate the effects on physiological responses and subjective symptoms. In this report, the subjects were kept resting in the sitting position on a chair about 20 minutes in a climatic...
- The Importance of Vital Signs. Dean, Aaron // Fire Engineering;Oct2007, Vol. 160 Issue 10, p32
This article discusses the importance of vital signs in the field of a fire service emergency medicine. According to the article, the understanding of vital signs determines particular treatment protocols and impacts life-saving decisions. Ares of discussion and instruction include blood...
- Vital Signs. // Australian Nursing Journal;Sep99, Vol. 7 Issue 3, supplement p1
Provides a systematic review of research relating to vital signs. Description of vital signs; Respiratory rate; Pulse rate; Blood pressure; Temperature.
- Some Benefits of Quitting Smoking. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2006, p166
The article offers information about some benefits of quitting smoking. It reports that the blood pressure drops to a level close to that before the last cigarette. Temperature of hands and feet increases to normal and the carbon monoxide level in the blood drops to normal.