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Cardiology Management

Healthy Lifestyle - Key Factor in AF Prevention

2017 17 Apr

Atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common persistent cardiac arrhythmia, is an increasing burden worldwide. The global burden of AF in 2010 was estimated at about 33.5 million, with close to 5 million new cases diagnosed annually. A high proportion of AF can be prevented by combining strategies, focusing on the high-risk population for better risk factor... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nurses Helping Employers Create Safe and Productive Workplaces

2015 11 Nov

Across the U.S., nurses are on the frontline of efforts to create a Culture of Health in the workplace to foster individual well-being, beneficial lifestyles, and healthier communities. There are a number of nurse-designed worksite-based initiatives that are helping improve the quality of care and reduce costs, according to a policy brief from the Robert... Read more

Executive Health Management

Promoting Healthy Lifestyle to Combat Non-communicable Disease

2015 09 Jul

Leading experts in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action to tackle the global problem of deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart problems, diabetes and cancer, through healthy lifestyle initiatives. They say that identifying the enormous burden caused by NCDs is not enough and call for a "paradigm shift"... Read more

Cardiology Management

No Significant Benefits of Nordic Diet on Cardiovascular Events

2015 24 May

According to a study led from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet and being published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, there is no evidence of the beneficial effects of a Nordic diet on cardiovascular health. It has long been known that dietary factors can have an important impact on cardiovascular health. Studies have previously shown the beneficial... Read more