Cardiovascular risk among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal smoking male prisoners: inequalities compared to the wider community
- Evaluation of bad habits as risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in Sarajevo Canton. Branković, Suada; Gojak, Refet; Rama, Admir; Šegalo, Mersa; Hadžiomerović, Amra Mačak; Jaganjac, Amila // Journal of Health Sciences;2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p74
Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases by its frequency, epidemic expenditure, socio-medical consequences and with high mortality are becoming the biggest problem of modern medicine. Mortality from cardiovascular diseases declines due to prevention measures in developed countries, in developing...
- Panel recommends listing depression as a risk factor for CVD. // Cardiology Today;May2014, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p4
The article focuses on the recommended inclusion of depression in the list of recognized risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
- 'Depression' finally receives formal recognition as an official risk factor for heart disease. // Canadian Nursing Home;Jun/Jul2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p31
No abstract available.
- Better mindset won't heal heart. // GP: General Practitioner;9/5/2008, p3
The article reports on the result of the study which examines the effect of treating depression in patients who have suffered a heart attack conducted in the Netherlands. According to the research, treating depression in patients who have suffered a heart attack does not lower the risk of future...
- Childhood Depression Linked to Cardiac Risk in Teen Years. // Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services;Jun2013, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p7
No abstract available.
- Indigenous healthy heart clinics. Manion, Tracey // Australian Nursing Journal;Jul2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p43
The article discusses the creation of Indigenous Heart Health Screening Clinics in the Gold Coast, Queensland. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death among the Indigenous population of Queensland and efforts have been made to improve cardiac health screening and patient education...
- Making the case for a more accurate cardiovascular disease risk assessment tool for Indigenous Australians. Chan, Alex // Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profess;2015, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p92
The article focuses on a study conducted by authors on risk assessment tool of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Topics discussed include high statistic of morbidity and mortality from CVD, preventive treatment based on individual's risk assessment score, factors contributing to CVD are historical...
- Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Brazilian adults: a systematic review. Carvalho de Vidigal, Fernanda; Bressan, Josefina; Babio, Nancy; Salas-Salvad¢, Jordi // BMC Public Health;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background The metabolic syndrome (MS) is a complex of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. This syndrome increases the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality. It has been demonstrated that the prevalence of MS is increasing worldwide. Despite the importance of MS...
- IS AGE OF ONSET OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND SERUM CHOLESTEROL LEVEL RELATED TO SMOKING STATUS ? Daokar, Rameshwar G.; Inamdar, R. S.; Dey, Chandan K. // Indian Journal of Applied Basic Medical Sciences;Jul2013, Vol. 15B Issue 21, p104
Introduction: Smoking is a habit indulged in different forms almost all over the world. It is done solely for personal pleasure and satisfaction, as a status symbol for some and as a method of relieving anxiety for others. The background leading to the present study was that cigarette smokers...