Allowing that it would be "very premature to ascribe risks of coronary heart disease
to occupation and the work place," Hennekens says epidemiologists need to determine whether something in the work place is contributing to the disease, or whether occupation is indicative of other known risk factors like diet.
It is not clear whether this relationship is due to confounding factors such as poor socioeconomic environment, or nutrition, during childhood that on the one hand determine achieved height and on the other the risk of coronary heart disease
, or whether it represents a primary relationship between shorter height and more coronary heart disease
Of the 661 potentially eligible reports, 18 met the inclusion criteria, contributing information on 63,564 participants with 3,390 coronary heart disease
events and 4,157 deaths from any cause.
But the situation has improved significantly in the North East in the last 20 years and we are now much closer to the national average for deaths from coronary heart disease
Figures released by the Office for National Statistics of all deaths registered in England and Wales showed the big three - cancer, coronary heart disease
and circulatory diseases such as stroke - remained the top causes of death for 2011.
However, with respect to the number of cases that can potentially be averted, coronary heart disease
would have a far larger effect than would colon cancer because of its higher incidence.
Victoria Jefferies, regional development manager from the BHF, said: "There is clear evidence suggesting men living in the Sparkbrook ward are more likely to die early from coronary heart disease
(CHD) than anywhere else in Birmingham, and women in the area have the fourth highest rate of premature death from coronary heart disease
For a disease like coronary heart disease
that affects many Americans, any insight into its pathogenesis and any new identifiable and possibly modifiable risk factors can have implications for the health of our population.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The increase in the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages between 1990 and 2000 contributed to 130,000 new cases of diabetes and 14,000 new cases of coronary heart disease
between 2000 and 2010, according to estimates from a computer model of the U.
BULLETIN BOARD: CVBT) announced today that two additional hospitals in the United States opened for patient enrollment for its ACORD Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of severe coronary heart disease
RESEARCHERS have discovered diabetes could be a hidden condition for some patients with coronary heart disease
The majority of coronary heart disease
Scientists evaluated the dietary intake of nearly 35,000 women who were free from cardiovascular disease at the study's onset, and then calculated the incidence of death from cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease
, stroke, and all causes over 16 years of follow-up.
5 times more likely to die from coronary heart disease
if you have metabolic syndrome than someone who doesn't have it.
Women who ate nuts or seeds more than four times a week were 40 percent less likely to die of coronary heart disease
than similar women who didn't eat nuts.