Parental educational level and cardiovascular disease risk factors in schoolchildren in large urban areas of Turkey: Directions for public health policy
- More risk factors mean more severe CAD in the young as well as the old. // Modern Medicine;Aug98, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p12
Presents an abstract of the article `Association between multiple cardiovascular risk factors and atherosclerosis in children and young adults,' by G.S. Berenson, S.R. Srinivasa, W. Bao, et al, from the `New England Journal of Medicine' dated June 4, 1998.
- Hypercholesterolemia in Children. Kavey, Rae-Ellen W. // American Family Physician;2/1/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p633
Editorial. Provides information on hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis in children. Guidelines for lipid measurement developed by the Pediatric Panel of the National Cholesterol Education Program; Effects of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in developing cardiovascular diseases.
- Dietary Therapy for Children with Hypercholesterolemia. Shamir, Raanan; Fisher, Edward A. // American Family Physician;2/1/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p675
Discusses a dietary therapy for children with hypercholesterolemia. Scope and epidemiology of the cholesterol problem; Evidence of need to treat hypercholesterolemia; Approach to drug therapy of hypercholesterolemia; Discussion on which children should be screened.
- Unhealthy childhood habits raise cardiovascular risk in adulthood. Limb, Matthew // BMJ: British Medical Journal;8/17/2013, Vol. 347 Issue 7921, p3
The article focuses on a research analysis made by several Great Britain surveys, which shows that many of the food habits that led to heart disease in later life are acquired in childhood and also reports that in 47 percent of boys and over 36 percent of girls aged 13 go without breakfast.
- Atherosclerosis and cardiac risk factors in young persons. KIRCHNER, JEFFREY T. // American Family Physician;11/1/1998, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p1657
Presents a summary of the study `Association between multiple cardiovascular risk factors and atherosclerosis in children and young adults,' by G.S. Berenson, et al, which appeared from the `New England Journal of Medicine,' dated June 4, 1998.
- Relations of Plasma Fibrinogen Level in Children to Measures of Obesity, the (Gâˆ’455â†‘A) Mutation in the Î²-Fibrinogen Promoter Gene, and Family History of Ischemic Heart Disease. Shea, Steven; Isasi, Carmen R.; Couch, Sarah; Starc, Thomas J.; Tracy, Russell P.; Deckelbaum, Richard; Talmud, Philipp; Berglund, Lars; Humphries, Steve E. // American Journal of Epidemiology;1999, Vol. 150 Issue 7, p737
Higher plasma fibrinogen levels are associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction in adults, but little is known about factors that influence fibrinogen levels in childhood. The authors examined the associations of measures of obesity, presence of the (Gâˆ’455â†‘A) allele in...
- Life Style Related Risk Factors For Cardiovascular Diseases In Indian Adolescents. Galhotra, Abhiruchi; Abrol, Amrit; Agarwal, Neeraj; Goel, Naveen. K.; Gupta, Saurabh // Internet Journal of Health;2009, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p16
Background and Objectives: Cardiovascular disease is the prevailing non-communicable cause of death and disability in the Indian subcontinent. Health behaviors and attitudes formed during childhood lay a strong foundation for lifetime health related behavior.Methodology: The present study was...
- BETTER ADHERENCE TO THERAPEUTIC LIFESTYLE CHANGE EFFORTS TRIAL (BATTLE). // Ethnicity & Disease;Autumn2007, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p757
The article describes a research study which aims to determine whether different types of cardiovascular risk factor information influence the practice of healthy lifestyle behaviors. The article also cites the inclusion and exclusion criteria. The study is expected to be completed in December...
- Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: Improvements in Knowledge and Behavior in the 1980s. Frank, Erica; Winkleby, Marilyn; Fortmann, Stephen P.; Farquhar, John W. // American Journal of Public Health;Apr93, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p590
This study surveyed 4158 adults residing in two control cities of the Stanford Five-City Project. Analysis of five cross-sectional surveys (conducted in 1979 through 1900) demonstrated improvements in respondents' general cardiovascular disease risk factor knowledge and behaviors....