One-year follow-up of a therapeutic lifestyle intervention targeting cardiovascular disease risk
- Aspirin use in cardiovascular disease should be abandoned. // Practice Nurse;11/20/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p7
The article reports that analysis of the evidence taken from a Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB) study shows that the risks of gastrointestinal bleeding outweigh the benefits of taking aspirin to prevent heart and circulatory disease. Low-dose aspirin is prescribed as prophylaxis for people...
- Diets and the Heart. So Many to Choose from, but Which Work? Opie, Lionel // Cardiovascular Drugs & Therapy;Dec2014, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p589
A letter to the editor is presented about the importance of diet for cardiovascular protection as related to life style.
- What level of physical activity protects against premature cardiovascular death? The Caerphilly study. Yu, S.; Yarnell, J.W.G.; Sweetnam, P.M.; Murray, L. // Heart;May2003, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p502
Objective: To examine the optimal intensity of leisure time physical activity (LTPA) to decrease the risk of all cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in a population sample of middle aged British men. Design: Prospective study of middle aged men with an...
- Physical Activity in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: An Epidemiological Perspective. Wannamethee, S.G.; Shaper, A.G. // Sports Medicine;Jan2001, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p101
This review of the epidemiological evidence regarding physical activity and cardiovascular disease (CVD) provides substantial evidence from many different populations that leisure time physical activity is associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular mortality...
- Program Targets Cardiovascular Health. // Chain Drug Review;8/11/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p92
The article offers information on the Heart Health Specialized Care Center program launched by Dublin, Ohio-based health care services company Cardinal Health Inc. which helps patients better manage their cardiovascular health and prevent heart disease through access with the firm's pharmacies.
- Changes of Heart. Middleton, Tracy // Women's Health;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p80
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of undergoing the Preventive Medicine Research Institute's Reversal Program, an intense cardio rehab program developed by internist Dean Ornish, M.D.
- Indy Goes Red. // Indianapolis Monthly;Feb2016, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p5
A calendar of events concerning heart health in Indianapolis, Indiana for February 2016 is presented, including American Heart Association Day at the Statehouse, Red Dress Dash and National Wear Red Day.
- Eating More Fruits, Veggies in Youth Linked to Healthy Heart Decades Later. // Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;11/4/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 44, p2
The article discusses research which found that people who consumed more fruits and vegetables during their younger years were found to have less calcified coronary artery plaque. It references a study published in the American Heart Association journal "Circulation" that used computed...
- WHY PROTECTING YOUR HEART TODAY MATTERS BIG-TIME. RUBIN, COURTNEY // Cosmopolitan;Dec2014, Vol. 257 Issue 6, p205
The article offers suggestions to prevent the risk of developing heart disease. Important measures to take include not smoking, keeping a healthy weight, eating a healthy meal consisting of fruits and vegetables, and doing physical activities like dancing, kickboxing and jogging to lower blood...