Also in the news

Collier, Roger; Silversides, Ann
June 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/17/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 13, p1652
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs about health. Limited access to publicly-funded in-vitro fertilization in Canada has result to decreased provision of appropriate medical care for women. Several noncommunicable diseases like heart disease and stroke have replaced infectious diseases as the primary cases of deaths in the world. A mountaineering legislator from Alberta is proposing a $1,500 fitness tax credit for all Albertans.


Related Articles

  • Gender gap persists in treatment of Canadians after heart attack and stroke. Spurgeon, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/10/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7588, p280 

    The author focuses on a report showing that a Canadian woman's risk for mortality within the first month after a heart attack is 16% higher than a man's and after a stroke, it is 11% higher. According to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation's annual report on the health of Canadians, women...

  • Low Referral Rates Keep Women Out of Cardiac Rehab.  // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Aug2002, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p2 

    Reports that women hospitalized for a heart attack or unstable angina are far less likely than men to be referred to cardiac rehabilitation programs based on a study in the April issue of 'General Hospital Psychiatry.'

  • Coronary artery disease and women. Jackson, Graham // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/3/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6954, p555 

    Examines the increases of death in women due to coronary artery disease in Great Britain. Awareness on coronary artery disease in women; Differences in the treatment between women and men; Risk factors for artery disease.

  • Hospital programs target women's heart risks. Hatch, Addy // Journal of Business (10756124);10/2/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 20, pA17 

    Reports on the introduction of programs by two hospitals in Kootenai County, Idaho, that target women's heart risks. Women's HeartAdvantage program of Kootenai Medical Center; Heart to Heart program of Sacred Heart Medical Center; Factors that predispose women to heart disease; Reasons why many...

  • Inner Peace=Healthy Heart.  // Working Mother;Jun2000, p99 

    Reports on a study of the effects of transcendental meditation on the risk of stroke and heart disease. Comparison with the health effects of diet and exercise; Exercise to help start meditating.

  • Milk it for heart health. Inge, Karen // Australian Women's Weekly;Mar2005, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p159 

    Presents a research by Professor Peter Elwood, from Cardiff University in Wales, on the health and nutritional benefits of milk. Reduction in risk of heart disease or stroke.

  • CREATING ENERGY to Swing at Life from Any Angle. Gilbère, Gloria // Total Health;Nov2005, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p50 

    The article presents a guide to total health. The world of medicine is undergoing a radical upheaval in its understanding of the debilitating, and often life-threatening, diseases of inflammation, including: heart disease, stroke, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia,...

  • Women reminded of heart disease's heavy toll. Gray, Charlotte // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p1193 

    Highlights the Ottawa Congress Centre's focus on women and cardiovascular disease. The sessions to teach women how to prevent heart disease; Statistics on the disease.

  • United States: HRT study flawed?  // Off Our Backs;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 34 Issue 7/8, p9 

    Reports on Yale University researchers' findings which indicate that the 2002 Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) study conducted by the Women's Health Initiative may have been seriously flawed. Inclusion of 15,000 women in the HRT study; Yale scientists' opinion that HRT study was not big enough...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics