Who is maintaining weight in a middle-aged population in Sweden? A longitudinal analysis over 10 years
- Inpatient deaths from acute myocardial infarction, 1982-92: Analysis of data in the Nottingham... Brown, Nigel; Young, Tracey // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/19/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7101, p159
Assesses longitudinal trends in admissions, management and inpatient mortality from acute myocardial infarction from 1982 to 1992. Rise in admissions of patients with myocardial infarction during the period; Methods of data collection for the Nottingham heart attack register. INSET: Key messages..
- Three times the danger. Condon, Deborah // World of Irish Nursing;Apr2004, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p25
Focuses on the susceptibility of obese people to developing diabetes, heart attack and suffer from stroke. Factors that contribute to the rise of obesity; Importance of education to prevention of obesity; Actions to be taken to reduce obesity in Ireland.
- Association between erythrocyte parameters and metabolic syndrome in urban Han Chinese: a longitudinal cohort study. Shuo Wu; Haiyan Lin; Chengqi Zhang; Qian Zhang; Dongzhi Zhang; Yongyuan Zhang; Wenjia Meng; Zhenxin Zhu; Fang Tang; Fuzhong Xue; Yanxun Liu // BMC Public Health;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background Although various cross-sectional studies have shown that erythrocyte parameters, including red blood cell (RBC), hemoglobin (Hb) and hematocrit (HCT), were linked with metabolic syndrome (MetS), few longitudinal studies have been used to confirm their relationship. The study,...
- Parental socioeconomic position and development of overweight in adolescence: longitudinal study of Danish adolescents. Morgen, Camilla Schmidt; Mortensen, Laust Hvas; Rasmussen, Mette; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo; Sørensen, Thorkild IA; Due, Pernille // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p520
Background: An inverse social gradient in overweight among adolescents has been shown in developed countries, but few studies have examined whether weight gain and the development of overweight differs among adolescents from different socioeconomic groups in a longitudinal study. The objective...
- GP Registrar: MRCCP exam update - Waist-to-hip ratio vs BMI. Newson, Louise; Lewis, Gwen // GP: General Practitioner;12/9/2005, p57
This article reports that obesity is an increasing problem worldwide. Abdominal obesity is one important risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and accounts for more than 90 per cent of the worldwide myocardial infarction risk. Previous estimates of the impact of obesity as a...
- The New Battle of the Bulge. // India Today;12/24/2012, p65
The article discusses the problem of obesity in India, particularly on the developments of fatty livers that double the risk of heart attacks and strokes. It cites as example the case of 46-year-old chartered accountant Ratan Dharkar, who was diagnosed of fatty liver. The opinion of Delhi,...
- Bariatric surgery and reduction in morbidity and mortality: experiences from the SOS study. Sjöström, L. // International Journal of Obesity;Dec2008 Supplement 7, Vol. 32, pS93
Obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Intentional weight loss results in improvement of cardiovascular risk factors, but most observational studies suggest that weight reduction is associated with increased overall and cardiovascular mortality. No prospective intervention...
- Myocardial infarction and coronary pathology in severely obese people examined at autopsy. Kortelainen, M.-L. // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Jan2002, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p73
OBJECTIVE: To find out the severity of coronary atherosclerosis and its relationship to body structure and adiposity in severely obese people with body mass index (BMI) â‰¥ 35.0 kg/mÂ² and to examine the incidence and characteristic features of myocardial infarction and other fatal...
- Bariatric surgery had favorable effect on MI in obese patients with high blood glucose. Southall, Jennifer // Endocrine Today;Nov2009, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p20
This article discusses a study which examined the effect of bariatric surgery on myocardial infarction in obese patients.