ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
- Public confused over food-related health. Polak, Monika // GP: General Practitioner;1/19/2004, p18
Only 5 per cent of more than 1,000 Great Britain adults correctly identified cholesterol as the highest risk factor for cholesterol heart disease in 'The Cholesterol UK' survey. Two per cent never eat fruit or vegetables and 9 per cent eat them only once or twice a month. In addition, a quarter...
- Dietary recommendations for the community towards the postponement of coronary heart disease. Shaper, A.G.; Marr, Jean W. // British Medical Journal;4/2/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6065, p867
Examines the dietary recommendations necessary for the prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). Reduction of food intakes; Correlation between CHD, plasma cholesterol concentration and dietary factors; Effect if smoking, physical activity and raised blood pressure on CHD.
- Diet and heart: a postscript. Morris, J.N.; Marr, Jean W.; Clayton, D.G. // British Medical Journal;11/19/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6098, p1307
Examines the relationship between diet and clinical coronary heart disease (CHD). Reflections on physical activity through energy intake; Advantages of a high cereal fiber diet; Association between CHD and refined carbohydrate consumption.
- Cholesterol and Beyond: The Research on Diet and Coronary Heart Disease 1900-2000. Leon, Arthur S. // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings;Jul2013, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p340
The article reviews the book "Cholesterol and Beyond: The Research on Diet and Coronary Heart Disease 1900-2000," by A. Stewart Truswell.
- Stress: Is It Really Worth It? Ridenhour, Bobbie-Jean // Access;May/Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p30
The article discusses some of the underlying factors of stress and how to manage it. A decrease in physical activity can increase the risk of developing coronary artery disease, hypertension, non-insulin dependent diabetes, stroke and colon cancer. Negative attitude will shorten life expectancy...
- GPs warned not to base disease registers on Read codes alone. Kelly, Brian // Pulse;10/6/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 40, p2
Presents health survey result on the inaccuracy of basing practice heart disease registers on Read codes in Great Britain. Failure in identifying patients with coronary heart disease; Classification of patients; Compilation of an accurate register.
- Physical Activity for the Chronically Ill and Disabled. Durstine, J.L.; Painter, P.; Franklin, B.A.; Morgan, D.; Pitetti, K.H.; Roberts, S.O. // Sports Medicine;Sep2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p207
Exercise prescription principles for persons without chronic disease and/or disability are based on well developed scientific information. While there are varied objectives for being physically active, including enhancing physical fitness, promoting health by reducing the risk for chronic...
- Cardiovascular strain in cardiac patients. Grove, J. Robert; Buckworth, Janet // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Mar1996, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p98
Presents a summary of an article on a clinical method for the assessment of interoception of cardiovascular strain in coronary heart disease patients (CHD), by V. Kollenbaum, (1994). Further reference in the `Journal of Psychophysiology, Volume 8.'
- Leisure exercise is good for the heart. // New York Amsterdam News;7/10/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 28, p16
'Just in time for the laid-back days of summer,' is a report from the Archives of Internal Medicine that physical activity during leisure time but not strenuous physical activity at work is associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). A German study looked at the CHD risk...