Patterns of coronary heart disease mortality over the 20th century in England and Wales: Possible plateaus in the rate of decline
- Changing mortality from ischaemic heart disease in Great Britain 1968-76. du V Florey, C.; Melia, R.J.W.; Darby, S.C. // British Medical Journal;3/11/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6113, p635
Reports the increase in mortality rates caused by ischemic heart disease (IHD) in Great Britain. Relation between tobacco consumption and IHD death rates; Influence of diet on the incidence of IHD; Significance of changing life styles in preventing IHD.
- Seasonality of coronary artery deaths in New South Wales, Australia. Weerasinghe, D.P.; MacIntyre, C.R.; Rubin, G.L. // Heart;Jul2002, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p30
Background: Complex temporal variations in coronary deaths, including diurnal, weekly, and seasonal trends, have been reported worldwide. Objective: To describe the magnitude of seasonal changes in coronary artery deaths in New South Wales, Australia. Design: Hospital morbidity data, mortality...
- Prediction of mortality from coronary heart disease among diverse populations: is there a common predictive function? // Heart;Sep2002, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p222
Objectives: To examine the generalisability of multivariate risk functions from diverse populations in three contexts: ordering risk, magnitude of relative risks, and estimation of absolute risk. Design: Meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. Patients: Participants from various...
- Omega-6 linoleic acid supplements may be harmful in heart disease. // Endocrine Today;Mar2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p42
The article reports on study published in the "British Medical Journal," which suggests an increased risk for all-cause mortality, cardiovascular death and death related to coronary heart disease for those who suffered a coronary event.
- Let's not take credit for drop in CHD. Smith, Russell; P.F.C. // Cortlandt Forum;4/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p94
Answers a question concerning reductions in the coronary heart disease (CHD) death rate. Reasons for the decline in mortality rate; Credit for the medical industry.
- Ischemic heart disease deaths are still falling, but at a slower pace. // Modern Medicine;May97, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p56
Presents an abstract of the study `Trends in Ischemic Heart Disease Deaths--United States, 1990-1995,' from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,' published in the February 21, 1997 issue of `MMWR.'
- Homocysteine predicts mortality in CAD. Alexander, Sidney // Modern Medicine;Jan98, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p55
Discusses the abstract of the article `Plasma homocysteine levels and mortality in patients with coronary artery disease,' by O. Nygard, J.E. Nordrehaug et al, which appeared in the July 24, 1997 issue of `National English Journal of Medicine.'
- A (small) dent in ischemic heart disease. // Patient Care;4/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p23
Examines the death rate from coronary heart disease or ischemic heart disease in the United States from 1990-1994. Demographic profile of coronary heart disease fatalities; Risk factors.
- Coffee consumption and death from coronary heart disease in middle aged Norwegian men and women. Tverdal, Aage; Stensvold, Inger; Solvoll, Kari; Foss, Olav P.; Lund-Larsen, Per; Bjartveit, Kjell // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/3/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6724, p566
Examines the association between coffee consumption and death from coronary heart disease in middle aged men and women in Norway. Performance of a cardiovascular survey; Increase in cholesterol concentrations; Use of the generalized linear interactive modelling.