Fish consumption and its motives in households with versus without self-reported medical history of CVD: a consumer survey from five European countries
- Toothbrushing, inflammation, and risk of cardiovascular disease: Results from Scottish Health Survey. Williams, David S. // Journal of Insurance Medicine;2011, Vol. 42 Issue 2-4, p101
A review of the article "Toothbrushing, inflammation, and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Results From Scottish Health Survey," by C. De Oliveira et al, published in a 2010 issue of the "British Medical Journal" is presented.
- Identification of patients for clinical risk assessment by prediction of cardiovascular risk using default risk factor values.]. Marshall, Tom // BMC Public Health;2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p25
Background: To identify high risk patients without cardiovascular disease requires assessment of risk factors. Primary care providers must therefore determine which patients without cardiovascular disease should be highest priority for cardiovascular risk assessment. One approach is to...
- Prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Canadians 55 to 74 years of age: results from the Canadian Heart Health Surveys, 1986-1992. Langille, Donald B.; Joffres, Micheal R.; MacPherson, Kathleen M.; Andreou, Pantelis; Kirkland, Susan A.; MacLean, David R. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;10/19/1999 Cardiovascular Disease, Vol. 161 Issue 8, pS3
Presents a study of population-based data from the Canadian Heart Health Surveys database concerning Canadians over 65 years old and their risk factors of cardiovascular disease. Background; Methods; Results; Interpretation and discussion.
- Knowledge and awareness of risk factors for cardiovascular disease among Canadians 55 to 74 years of age: results from the Canadian Heart Health Surveys, 1986-1992. Kirkland, Susan A.; MacLean, David R.; Longille, Donald B.; Joffres, Michael R.; MacPherson, Kathleen M.; Andreou, Pantelis // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;10/19/1999 Cardiovascular Disease, Vol. 161 Issue 8, pS10
Presents a study to examine public knowledge and awareness of cardiovascular disease risk in older Canadians, using data from the Canadian Heart Health Surveys database. Background; Methods; Results; Interpretation and discussion.
- Dog Ownership during Pregnancy, Maternal Activity, and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Study. Westgarth, Carri; Jihong Liu; Heron, Jon; Ness, Andrew R.; Bundred, Peter; Gaskell, Rosalind M.; German, Alexander J.; McCune, Sandra; Dawson, Susan // PLoS ONE;Feb2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p1
The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) is an observational study of 14273 UK pregnant singleton mothers in 1990/1991. We examined outcomes of self report of strenuous activity (hours per week) at 18 and 32 weeks of gestation, hours spent in leisure-time physical activities...
- Mandate for Creation of a National Peripheral Arterial Disease Public Awareness Program: An Opportunity to Improve Cardiovascular Health. Hirsch, Alan T.; Gloviczki, Peter; Drooz, Alain; Lovell, Marge; Creager, Mark A. // Angiology;May/Jun2004, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p233
Background: There has been increasing recognition of the detrimental effect of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) on the health of Americans, and yet there is no common national program of public PAD education designed to diminish this effect. Format.' To heighten awareness of this problem, a...
- Nephrolithiasis is associated with an increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease. Domingos, Fernando; Serra, Adelaide // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Mar2011, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p864
Background. Nephrolithiasis has been associated with hypertension, obesity and diabetes mellitus. The prevalence of adverse cardiovascular outcomes among kidney stone formers (KSF) is unknown.Methods. We examined the IV Portuguese National Health Survey for documenting possible associations...
- Few Americans at Low Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. Dye, Dayna // Life Extension;Dec2009, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p20
The article discusses the research which reveals the low percentage of Americans at low risk of cardiovascular disease in the U.S. It states that the researchers evaluated the data from the four health surveys of Americans from 1971 to 2004. It mentions that the researchers found out that one in...
- WORK KEEPS YOU YOUNG. // Good Health & Medicine;Oct2008, p12
The article focuses on a survey which found that older workers are healthier than their non-working peers. According to data gathered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, people aged 45 to 74 who live in capital cities and are still working are less likely to have chronic health problems....