Publications

  • 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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  • Awareness Raising on Women and CVD

  • November 04th 2009
  • Awareness Raising on Women and CVD. Overview of events and activities organised by heart foundations and cardiac societies in the field of CVD prevention for women.  This report was prepared in the framework of Work Package 6 of the EuroHeart project.

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  • Cardiovascular disease prevention in Europe

  • September 10th 2009
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    Cardiovascular disease prevention in Europe: the unfinished agenda. Report prepared in the framework of Work Package 5 of the EuroHeart project.  It gives an overview of national plans, policies and measures impacting on cardiovascular health promotion and cardiovascular disease prevention in 16 countries in Europe.

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  • Summary of original research from December 2006 - June 2008 on consumer preferences and use of Front of Pack nutrition schemes

  • October 03rd 2008
  • Summary of original research from December 2006 - June 2008 on consumer preferences and use of Front of Pack nutrition schemes.

  • Review of 'Front of Pack' Nutrition Schemes

  • February 14th 2007
  • The purpose of this review was to gain insights into the extent to which ‘front of pack’ schemes are used, the way in which such schemes might operate; presentational issues (i.e. the format e.g. traffic lights, descriptive words, symbols); the nutritional criteria used; and whether there has been any developmental research or evaluation.

  • STRESS and cardiovascular disease

  • August 28th 2006
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    For several reasons, the concept of stress has played a much more important role in ideas about cardiovascular disease (CVD) among laymen than among experts. On a theoretical level, stress is more difficult for health care practitioners to define and assess than widely accepted coronary risk factors such as physical activity, tobacco smoking, serum cholesterol and blood pressure. It is also believed to be more difficult to deal with from a societal point of view.

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