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Cardiovascular Disease

  1. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) contributes greatly to inequalities in health in Europe. The CVD death rate in Ukraine (the highest) is seven fold higher than in France (the lowest). There is also a striking diff...

    Authors: Andrzej Pająk and Magdalena Kozela
    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391644
  2. In the United States in 1948, the newly formed National Heart Institute (NHI) responded to what its data showed as a rising tide of coronary heart disease (CHD) by underwriting new approaches to the elucidatio...

    Authors: Gerald M. Oppenheimer, Henry Blackburn and Pekka Puska
    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391646
  3. Built environments that support walking and other physical activities have the potential to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD). Walkable neighborhoods—characterized by density, land use diversity, and well-co...

    Authors: Gina S. Lovasi, Stephanie Grady and Andrew Rundle
    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391647
  4. Mediterranean-type diet patterns are consistently associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer in the general population. In contrast, several randomized controlled trials (RCT...

    Authors: David R. Jacobs, Linda C. Tapsell and Norman J. Temple
    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391648
  5. We present a narrative review of the literature linking dietary salt intake with cardiovascular health outcomes in humans and list the tools and strategies to reduce salt intake at the population level. There ...

    Authors: Murielle Bochud, Pedro Marques-Vidal, Michel Burnier and Fred Paccaud
    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391649
  6. On current consumption patterns, about 400 million adults worldwide will be killed by smoking between 2010 and 2050. Most of these deaths will occur among smokers currently alive. At least half will die at age...

    Authors: Prabhat Jha
    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391651
  7. Social determinants of health can be understood as the social conditions in which individuals live and work; conditions that are shaped by the distribution of power, income and resources, as much on a global a...

    Authors: Thierry Lang, Benoit Lepage, Anne-Cécile Schieber, Sébastien Lamy and Michelle Kelly-Irving
    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2011 33:BF03391652