Process evaluation of a community-based program for prevention and control of non-communicable disease in a developing country: The Isfahan Healthy Heart Program, Iran
- Lifestyle affects UK prevalence of CHD. // GP: General Practitioner;10/21/2005, p137
This article focuses on the prevalence of chronic heart disease (CHD) in Great Britain. Martin Cowie, professor of cardiology at the British National Heart and Lung Institute, said that the high prevalence of CHD in southern Scotland, Liverpool and Newcastle was not surprising, and had been...
- Cardiovascular disease increasing in developing countries. Novak, Kristine // Nature Medicine;Sep98, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p989
Reports on the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in developing countries. Causes of the increasing incidence of CVD; Influence of economic development and adoption of western life styles on the prevalence of disease; Implications for public health.
- Atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes mellitus: the role of insulin resistance. Watson, Karol E.; Harmel, Anne L. Peters; Matson, Gary; Peters Harmel, Anne L // Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Dec2003, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p253
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with a marked increase in the risk of atherosclerotic diseases, including coronary heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, and cerebrovascular disease. Insulin resistance is a key factor in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Insulin...
- Women and Cardiovascular Disease: Addressing Disparities through Prevention Research and a National Comprehensive State-Based Program. Malarcher, Ann M.; Casper, Michele L.; Koffman, Dyann M. Matson; Brownstein, J. Nell; Croft, Janet; Mensah, George A. // Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine;Oct2001, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p717
This article focuses on Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in women in the U.S. Among women, mortality rates for cardiovascular disease are higher than the rates for all types of cancer combined. Each year, approximately 371,000 women die of heart disease, and over 97,000 women die of stroke. More...
- ASNC's International Outreach. // Journal of Nuclear Cardiology;Dec2014, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1255
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- Updates for US heart disease death rates. Gottlieb, Scott // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/09/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7176, p79
Reports on the increase in the number of deaths from heart disease in the United States (US). Percentage of US population with cardiovascular disease; Information on the United States population projection for the year 2000; Death rate calculations; Causes of cardiovascular deaths.
- Global burden of cardiovascular disease. Sanderson, John E.; Mayosi, Bongani; Yusuf, Salim; Reddy, Srinath; Shengshou Hu; Zhengming Chen; Timmis, Adam // Heart;Oct2007, Vol. 93 Issue 10, p1175
The authors reflect on the growth of mortality which contributed most by cardiovascular diseases. They address this imbalance by publishing a series of invited reviews on different aspects of cardiovascular diseases in India, China, sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa. They cite the article...
- Screening for cardiovascular disease risk and subsequent management in low and middle income countries: challenges and opportunities. Bovet, Pascal; Chiolero, Arnaud; Paccaud, Fred; Banatvala, Nick // Public Health Reviews (2107-6952);11/25/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p1
Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD), mainly heart attack and stroke, is the leading cause of premature mortality in low and middle income countries (LMICs). Identifying and managing individuals at high risk of CVD is an important strategy to prevent and control CVD, in addition to...
- What can we learn from the national heart failure audit? Hardman, Suzanna M. C. // Heart;Jun2011, Vol. 97 Issue 11, p865
The author comments on the important ideas that medical professionals should learn about the 2009-2010 national heart failure audit report released in Great Britain. The report revealed that at least 21,000 patients in the region were admitted to hospitals for heart failure. The author states...