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Tobacco advertising and press coverage of smoking and health in 10 years of Argentinean newspapers.

CVD Prev Control 2011 Sep;6(3):71-80

Programa de Medicina Interna General, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Objective: To describe the extent and content of tobacco-related images, advertising and articles published in the largest Argentinean newspapers before and after a voluntary advertising ban implemented in 2001.

Methods: Issues from four months of each year of the four main national newspapers were examined from 1995 to 2004. We recorded the number of tobacco images (advertisement or not), tobacco-focused articles, space used, and placement within the newspaper. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3769192PMC
September 2011
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Low HDL-Cholesterol with Normal Triglyceride Levels is the Most Common Lipid Pattern in West Africans and African Americans with Metabolic Syndrome: Implications for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.

CVD Prev Control 2010 Sep;5(3):75-80

Clinical Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

BACKGROUND: Although designed to predict cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus, the Metabolic Syndrome (MetSyn) under-predicts these conditions in African-Americans (AA). Failure of MetSyn in AA is often attributed to their relative absence of hypertriglyceridemia. It is unknown if the African experience with MetSyn will be similar or different to that in AA. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvdpc.2010.07.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2989612PMC
September 2010
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Tobacco Industry Strategies to Obstruct the FCTC in Argentina.

CVD Prev Control 2008 Dec;3(4):173-179

Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad and Programa de Medicina Interna General, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

OBJECTIVE: To describe the strategies pursued by the tobacco industry (TI) to interfere with the ratification of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in Argentina. METHODS: We conducted semi-structured interviews about the FCTC, the TI and the legislative process with 3 legislators, 4 public health officials, 1 representative of the tobacco growers and two tobacco-control advocates. We reviewed 6 newspapers from the 4 tobacco growing provinces, searched TI documents in the Legacy Tobacco Documents Library and reviewed 1624 documents. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvdpc.2008.09.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2630219PMC
December 2008
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Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World: Community Perceptions from Carriacou, Grenada.

CVD Prev Control 2008 Sep;3(3):123-131

Department of Community and Preventive Medicine Box 278969 University of Rochester Rochester, New York 14627 Ph: 585.758-7812 Fx: 585-424-1469.

BACKGROUND: As developing countries shift to increasing prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and diseases (CVD), prevention efforts, both primary and secondary, become a public health priority. Designing effective methods requires a clear understanding of local beliefs and practices regarding health risks and behaviors. METHODS: A mixed gender and age team deployed a Rapid Assessment Protocol (participant observation; interviews) over three days. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvdpc.2008.05.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2707836PMC
September 2008
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The association of alcohol, tea, and other modifiable lifestyle factors with myocardial infarction and stroke in Chinese men.

CVD Prev Control 2008 Sep;3(3):133-140

Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Sixth Floor, Suite 600, 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203-1738.

BACKGROUND: Studies of the lifestyle predictors of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) have been predominantly conducted in Caucasian populations. There are few data from other populations, such as Chinese men, who have different lifestyles and a different spectrum of CVD as compared with Caucasian populations. METHODS: Based on the baseline data of the Shanghai Men's Health Study during March 2002-June 2006, a matched case-control analysis including 518 myocardial infarction, 333 hemorrhagic stroke, and 1927 ischemic stroke cases was conducted. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2630245PMC
September 2008
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