HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
NHLBI research highlights at American Heart Association's scientific sessions

own in angiography. These associations are independent of cardiac risk factors. The scientists found no similar relationship in premenopausal women. NHLBI spokesperson: George Sopko, MD.; WISE Investigator: C. Noel Bairey Merz, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, LA. Contact Dr. Bairey Merz at Noel.BaireyMerz@cshs.org.

*Importance of socioeconomic status in predicting heart attack and cardiovascular death in women. (Embargoed until 12:00 noon Central Time (1:00 p.m. ET), Monday, November 14.) The strong relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and cardiovascular disease is known. However, the impact of SES on heart attacks and cardiovascular death in women is complex, as women are more likely to live in poverty than men. To help clarify this complex relationship, Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study investigators explored the relative contributions of SES factors compared to traditional heart disease risk factors on heart attack and death in 819 women. Through exams, medical histories and records, questionnaires, and angiography, the scientists obtained extensive information on such SES factors as ethnicity, marital status, highest level of education, retirement status, income, and health insurance coverage. During the 5 years of follow-up, there were 92 deaths or heart attacks. In general, women with the following characteristics were more likely to have negative heart-related outcomes: less than a 9th grade education, being African American, Hispanic, Asian, or American Indian, on public insurance, unmarried, with annual household income less than $20,000, disabled, employed less than full time, and in service or technical jobs. An evaluation of all SES factors revealed that insurance status and income were the single greatest predictors of a participant's cardiovascular status. When the scientists controlled for severity of coronary artery disease as shown on angiography, income rema
'"/>

Contact: NHLBI Communications Office
nhlbi_news@nhlbi.nih.gov
301-496-4236
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
15-Nov-2005


Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. NHLBI Asthma Clinical Research Networks and ALA ACRC Network to present at ATS 2007
2. NHLBI awards 12 Womens Health Initiative contracts
3. NHLBI and NIH statements on totally implanted permanent artificial heart
4. NHLBI offers complete guide to physical activity for a healthy heart
5. NHLBI media availability: Low-fat dietary pattern and weight change
6. MGH named by NHLBI as Specialized Center for Cell-Based Therapy for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases
7. New NHLBI-sponsored study shows programs can teach children to eat healthier
8. 1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
9. Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
10. UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA
11. Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... The American Parkinson ... more than eighty-nine grant submissions all vying for nearly $1,000,000 in funding that ... field.     , The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is focused on advancing scientific ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... A new analysis of community health ... seniors are located in the Midwest. With the average cost of healthcare rising and ... concerned with both the quality and affordability of where they live. An annual 2017 ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and ... this week that is focusing on the Peace Agreements being discussed by President Donald ... sprint in a race to try to speed up peace talks in the continuous ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... “THE FLINTHILLS FAMILY-Our Journey to the Cross”: the personal journey of Bob Massey and his ... of published authors, Bob and Margaret Massey. Bob Massey is small in stature but ... leather tough." His love for others is apparent in all of his life decisions. ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Last month, representatives ... hospital employees, and town officials to celebrate the grand opening of the 87,000 ... Rendina as part of its ongoing relationship with RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/10/2017)... 10, 2017 Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the fiscal second quarter ended April 1, 2017 . ... increased 666.7% compared to the prior year period as ... a significant gain, while non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.50 ... 3.8% in constant currency terms.  Excluding the effects of ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... May 10, 2017 Radiology has become the ... costs have also spiraled to the number one ranking ... radiology than ever before as the most complete and ... patient with lower back pain an MRI may confirm ... for pain, resulting in entirely different treatment protocols.  In ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... , May 9, 2017  Demonstrating its commitment ... of directors for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers ... membership. Biopharmaceutical companies will now have to meet ... to be eligible to join PhRMA. ... board is sending a clear message that being ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: