Publications

  • Transforming European food and drink policies for cardiovascular health

  • September 29th 2017
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    Despite considerable progress in tackling cardiovascular disease (CVD), it remains the leading cause of death and a major cause of illness and disability for men and women in Europe. Dietary risks are responsible for around half of the death and disability caused by CVD and may cost the economy of the European Union economy €102 billion a year.

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  • Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Diseases

  • July 04th 2017
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    In July 2017 EHN published a paper on Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Diseases.  The aim of this paper is to provide information about the impact of air pollution on cardiovascular health; when we refer to air pollution, this is outdoor air pollution unless otherwise indicated.  The paper presents recommendations to policy makers for action to reduce exposure to this risk factor.

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  • EHN Paper on Cardiac & Stroke Rehabilitation

  • February 24th 2013
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    On the 25th of January, the European Heart Network published its paper on cardiac and stroke rehabilitation programmes. This paper aims at providing information to stakeholders about rehabilitation programmes for patients that have suffered a cardiac event or a stroke.

  • Diet, Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

  • November 23rd 2011
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    In November 2011 the European Heart Network published its new report on Diet, Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Europe. This new report reviews the latest evidence on the relationship between cardiovascular health and what we eat or how active we are.  It also takes a close look at current European eating and physical activity patterns and proposes a series of policy actions.

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  • Red Alert for Women's Hearts

  • November 05th 2009
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    Red Alert for Women's Hearts; Women and cardiovascular research in Europe.  Report prepared in the framework of Work Package 6 of the EuroHeart project. The report addresses the issue of women's representation in cardiovascular clinical research by collecting information on clinical trials and registries in Europe.

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