Binge drinking: all too prevalent and hazardous
- Diet sodas promise something for nothing, but can they deliver? ROGERS, JOHN M. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;9/9/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p14
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of bingeing on soda pop and experiencing a heart attack.
- Acute myocardial infarction. McVeigh, James P.; Musto, Jennie // Australian Nursing Journal;Aug99, Vol. 7 Issue 2, supplement p1
Focuses on cardiovascular disease affecting the Australian population. Statistics on deaths associated with acute myocardial infarction (AMI); Information on myocardium; Significance of an understanding of the pathophysiology of acute coronary occlusion; Treatment of AMI.
- Changes in morbidity and mortality during comprehensive community programme to control cardiovascular diseases during 1972-7 in North Karelia. Salonen, Jukka T.; Puska, Pekka; Mustaniemi, Harri // British Medical Journal;11/10/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6199, p1178
Examines the efficacy of the comprehensive community program in controlling cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in North Karelia, Finland. Efforts to reduce the mortality and morbidity associated with CVD; Decrease on the rate of mortality; Decline on the incidence of acute myocardial infarction;...
- Many do not benefit from aspirin post MI. // Pulse;7/14/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 28, p8
Reveals that aspirin is ineffective at reducing cardiovascular risk for heart attack patients. Prevalence of aspirin resistance based on platelet aggregation.
- TRANSCEND: Telmisartan may be potential treatment for high-risk diabetes, vascular disease. Rusk, Judith; Adams, Stacey // Endocrine Today;10/25/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 19, p11
The article reports on a study which revealed the potential of telmisartan treatment in reducing cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction or stroke among patients with vascular disease or high-risk diabetes.
- Acute myocardial involvement after heroin inhalation. Karoli, Ritu; Fatima, J.; Singh, Pushker; Kazmi, Khursheed I. // Journal of Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics;Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p282
Amongst the illicit drugs cocaine, amphetamines and cannabis have been studied and documented well to cause myocardial infarction by different mechanisms but there is very sparse data available on myocardial involvement after heroin abuse. We report a young man who developed acute myocardial...
- MANAGING ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION - A RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION APPROACH. Weng Marc Lim; Ding Hooi Ting; Jia Jun Mah; Chee Yue Wong // Journal of International Management Studies;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p75
The purpose of this paper is to understand the perception of consumers towards alcohol consumption and provide recommendations to promote the responsible consumption of alcohol. A group of 28 people age between 18-60 years of different religions except Muslim was interviewed. Several factors...
- Disentangling gender and age effects on risky single occasion drinking during adolescence. Kuntsche, Emmanuel; Gmel, Gerhard; Wicki, Matthias; Rehm, Jürgen; Grichting, Esther // European Journal of Public Health;Dec2006, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p670
Objectives: To determine the association between adolescent risky single occasion drinking (RSOD) and gender, age, and the relative age position of students within their class. Method: A cross-sectional national representative sample of 7088 from 8th to 10th graders in Switzerland (mean age...
- It's Okay To Say No. Maclean, Courtney // Teen Ink;Jun2000, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p12
The author expresses her disagreement about teenagers getting drunk at parties. According to her, contrary to popular belief, it is okay not to drink. She adds that there are already too many pressures, from academics to sports to relationships, that students should not make the mistake of...