The association between secondhand smoke and the risk of developing acute coronary syndromes, among non-smokers, under the presence of several cardiovascular risk factors: The CARDIO2000 case-control study
- Elevation of plasma homocysteine levels associated with acute myocardial infarction. Senaratne, Manohara P. J.; Griffiths, Jo; Nagendran, Jayan // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p220
Objective: To study the effect of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) on plasma homocystein (Hcy) levels, to determine the optimal time to measure this risk factor for coronary artery disease. Design: A prospective case study. Setting: The Division of Cardiac Sciences, Grey Nuns Hospital in...
- Studies Dispel Myth That Half Of CHD Patients Have No Prior Risk Factors. // RN;Nov2003, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p18
Summarizes findings of two reviews of studies on risk factors in coronary heart disease (CHD). Rates of non-fatal myocardial infarction and death from CHD; Subjects in the studies.
- Healthy tips and advice that can lower your risk of heart disease. // Charlotte Post;9/18/2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p1B
No abstract available.
- Passive smokers' fourfold CHD risk. Kelly, Bran // Pulse;9/29/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 39, p7
Presents a study on the impact of passive smoking on the risk of developing coronary heart disease among men in Great Britain. Increase of risk among non-smokers with high-exposure to passive smoke; Measurement of cotinine level in blood; Likelihood of suffering a cardiac event.
- Study confirms passive smoking increases coronary heart disease. Gottlieb, Scott // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/03/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7188, p891
Presents information on a study on the effect of passive smoking in increasing the risk of coronary heart disease. Result of the clinical trial conducted; Analysis on the findings.
- Passive smoking doubles risk of heart disease. Josefson, Deborah, // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/31/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7094, p1572
Focuses on a study done by Ichiro Kawachi at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts on the increased risk for coronary heart disease among passive smokers. Determination of exposure to second hand smoke among nurses enrolled in the longitudinal study from 1982 to 1996;...
- More evidence that second-hand smoke raises heart disease risk in non-smokers. // Modern Medicine;Aug97, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p55
Presents an abstract of `A Prospective Study of Passive Smoking and Coronary Heart Disease,' by I. Kawachi, G.A. Golditz, et al from `Circulation' dated May 20, 1997.
- Heart attack: What's your risk? // Consumer Reports on Health;Apr99, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p1
Presents advice on heart attack prevention and risk determination. Improvement of cholesterol levels; Intake of supplemental estrogen after menopause; Use of low-dose aspirin; Loss of excess weight; Control of diabetes; Reduction of triglycerides; Use of antioxidants; Control of sleep apnea,...
- Oscillatory functions affecting outcome of coronary heart disease: The hazard of too much or too... Wolf, Stewart // Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Apr-Jun95, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p118
Identifies the physiological and behavioral indicators predictive of sudden arrhythmic death in patients who had experienced myocardial infarction in the past. Non-determinants of cardiac mortality; Degree of instability required in the proper physiological balance.