Social status and cardiovascular disease: a Mediterranean case. Results from the Italian Progetto CUORE cohort study
- Gender differences affect inflammation, CV repair. // Endocrine Today;Dec2013, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p28
The article reports that according to Doris A. Taylor of the Texas Heart Institute, gender also plays a role in inflammation, aging and hormonal changes, and there is a need to understand cardiovascular disease to prevent them among women.
- GENDER DIFFERENCES ARE SIGNIFICANT in CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. Beck, Susan D.; Sanders, Deb // Today's Geriatric Medicine;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p22
The article examines gender-specific aspects of cardiovascular disease (CVD), with topics including the need to educate women about the symptoms of heart disease to improve their mortality rates, diagnosing coronary heart disease, and women's prognosis with CVD.
- Hearty Advice. // American Fitness;May/Jun99, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p10
Reveals the percentage of women in the United States who die annually from cardiovascular diseases and stroke according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Information on the AHA women's web site.
- Examining factors that influence the uptake of smoking in women. Field, Carole // British Journal of Nursing;8/14/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p980
Smoking kills over half a million women around the world each year. This number is increasing rapidly as more women take up smoking while, at the same time, established smokers find it hard to quit. The health problems associated with smoking have, historically, been viewed as a male concern for...
- Trends in Acute Myocardial Infarction Hospitalization Rates for US States in the CDC Tracking Network Talbott, Evelyn O.; Rager, Judith R.; Brink, LuAnn L.; Benson, Stacey M.; Bilonick, Richard A.; Wu, Wen Chi; Han, Yueh-Ying // PLoS ONE;May2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1
Objectives: We examined temporal trends, spatial variation, and gender differences in rates of hospitalization due to acute myocardial infarction. Methods: We used data from the Centers for Disease Control National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network to evaluate temporal trends,...
- Gender differences in education related health inequalities in Chinese northern rural areas: 1993 and 2001. Wu, J.; Lie, Y.L.; Rao, K.Q.; Qian, J.C.; Ye, R.W.; Sun, Q.; Li, C.Y.; Li, Z. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jul2003, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p506
Examines the extent of education-related health inequalities between men and women in northern rural areas in China. Health indicators; Social inequalities; Life styles; Health care services.
- Direct and Indirect Assessment of Gender Role Identification. van Well, Sonja; Kolk, Annemarie M.; Oei, Nicole Y. L. // Sex Roles;May2007, Vol. 56 Issue 9-10, p617
Differences in gender role identification exist among both men and women. Earlier researchers have developed several instruments to measure the degree to which individuals identify with the masculine or feminine gender role. In the present study we examined a number of these measurement...
- Perception of Arterial Hypertension and Myocardial Infarction in Hypertensive and Normotensive Men and Women. // Collegium Antropologicum;Mar2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p147
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- Gender differences in cardiovascular disease prevention. Jackson, Graham // Menopause International;Mar2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p13
Risk factors are generally shared between men and women with the major differences being hormonal. Nine modifiable risk factors account for over 90% of the risk of a coronary event in men and women -- smoking, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, diabetes, abdominal obesity, lack of exercise, alcohol...