The PsyCoLaus study: methodology and characteristics of the sample of a population-based survey on psychiatric disorders and their association with genetic and cardiovascular risk factors
- Genetic association studies in complex diseases. Keavney, B // Journal of Human Hypertension;Jun2000, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p361
Genetic association studies are the most frequent type of study performed in the investigation of the genetic basis of complex cardiovascular conditions. While relatively easy to perform, and having previously correctly identified genetic effects subsequently proven to be due to genetic linkage,...
- Boost Your Heart Health, Lower Your Dementia Risk. // Mind, Mood & Memory;Aug2013, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p1
The article discusses research that compared the scores of almost 8,000 older adults on two health assessment tools, published in the April 2, 2013 issue of journal "Neurology," and the results of cognitive tests for the identification of declines in memory, reasoning, vocabulary and verbal...
- Cardiac Risk Factors in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Major Depression. Katon, Wayne J.; Lin, Elizabeth H. B.; Russo, Joan; Von Korff, Michael; Ciechanowski, Paul; Simon, Greg; Ludman, Evette; Bush, Terry; Young, Bessie // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Dec2004, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p1192
The prevalence of major depression is approximately 2-fold higher in patients with diabetes mellitus compared to medical controls. We explored the association of major depression with 8 cardiac risk factors in diabetic patients with and without evidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD).A mail...
- Physical self-efficacy, anxiety and depression following a 6-week cardiac rehabilitation programme. Barker, Alexis; Tsakirides, Costas; Carroll, Sean; Ingle, Lee // British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;May2009, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p223
Aim: To conduct a preliminary study to evaluate gender differences in psychological health status and physical activity (PA) levels in male and female patients following completion of 6 weeks of phase III cardiac rehabilitation (CR). Methods: Cardiac patients who had completed structured...
- Smoke, stroke, and the stout woman. E.B. // Medical Update;Sep97, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p6
Reports that breathing other's cigarette smoke and obesity increase women's risk for cardiovascular diseases. Comparison of cardiac health status of women exposed and not exposed to cigarette smoke; Linkage of obesity with ischemic heart diseases.
- Do changes in cardiovascular risk factors explain changes in mortality from stroke in Finland? Vartiainen, Erkki; Sarti, Cinzia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/8/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6984, p901
Presents the results of a study which states that changes in the three main cardiovascular risk factors have caused a fall in the patient mortality rate in Finland. Observed changes in mortality from stroke during the past 20 years; Assessment of the levels of coronary risk factors; Calculation...
- Cardiovascular risk factors in British children from towns with widely differing adult... Whincup, Peter H.; Cook, Derek G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/13/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7049, p79
Discusses the results of a study on cardiovascular risk factors in British children from towns with differing adult cardiovascular mortality. Finding that children in towns with high cardiovascular mortality were on average shorter than those in towns with low mortality; Involvement of...
- CVD risk in women: A different kettle of fish. // Patient Care;4/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p178
Cites from a 1993 `BMJ' number 307 article entitled `Associations of serum lipid concentrations and obesity with mortality in women: 20 year follow up of participants in prospective population study in Gothenburg, Sweden' by C. Bengtsson, C. Bjorkelund, L. Lapidus, et al.
- Apuntes sobre los factores de riesgo de enfermedad cardiovascular. Medina Palomino, Félix // Revista Medica Herediana;Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p145
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