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Changing Cardiovascular Health: National Cardiovascular Health Policy 2010- 2019

11.3.2010 Changing Cardiovascular Health: National Cardiovascular Health Policy 2010 â?" 2019 Click here to download PDF 2.23MB 10.14655/771574-773793 Department of Health (Ireland) Coronary Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Disease M ...

Obesity- the policy challenges: The report of the National Taskforce on Obesity

24.3.2005 Click here to download PDF 10.14655/771574-773599 Department of Health (Ireland) Overweight and obesity Click here to download PDF The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased with alarming speed over the past twenty years. It has rece ...

Report of the National Taskforce on Obesity: Obesity- the policy challenges: Executive Summary

24.3.2005 The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased with alarming speed over the past twenty years. It has recently been described by the World Health Organisation as a ‘global epidemic’. In the year 2000 more than 300 million people worldwid ...

A Guide to What Works in Family Support Services for Vulnerable Families

10.6.2000 This publication is part of research undertaken for the Springboard Family Support Initiative. Springboard is one of the most important initiatives of any Government in recent times to support vulnerable families. It aims to support families whi ...

Explaining significant differences in subjective and objective measures of cardiovascular health: evidence for the socioeconomic gradient in a population-based study. 

KENNY, ROSE; NI BHUACHALLA, BLAITHIN; Ageing; Age related diseases; Cardiovascular Health (Draft) Chronic Conditions Conditions Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Research and Evaluation Report http://hdl.handle.net/2262/68143 Report RIAN Yes PeerReviewed TCDPe ...

Socially relevant personality traits and attenuated cardiovascular functioning

Lee, Eimear M.; Cardiovascular reactivity; Personality; Stress and health; Psychophysiology; Psychology; Introduction. Previous research has implicated certain personality traits in the aetiology of cardiovascular disease. One common theme in such researc ...

The role of communications in preventative medicine and health promotion: The Kilkenny health project

Wallace, Barbara; Communication; Health; Kilkenny health project; Community health services Ireland; Health promotion programmes; Mortality rates for coronary heart disease in Ireland are amongst the highest recorded in the developed countries which provi ...

Analysis and Implementation of Mixed-Mode Cohesive Zone Formulations for Cardiovascular Biomechanics Applications

Ó Máirtín, Éamonn; Cohesive Zone Model; Potential-based; Non-potential-based; Biomedical Engineering; A comprehensive theoretical analysis of potential-based and non-potential-based cohesive zone models (CZMs) under mixed-mode conditions is presented. Usi ...

Psychological, social and biological determinants of ill health (pSoBid): study protocol of a population-based study

Nathan, Yoga; Packard, Chris J; Batty, David G; Bezlyak, Vladimir; Burns, Harry; Cavanagh, Jonathan; Deans, Kevin A; Ford, Ian; McGinty, Agnes; Millar, Keith; Sattar, Naveed; Shiels, Paul G; Tannahill, Carol; socioeconomic; physical/mental ill health; Bac ...

Characterisation of polyvinyl alcohol hydrogels modified with chitosan for cardiovascular applications

Mathews, David T.; Mechanical engineering; Biomechanics; Vascular tissue substitutes; PVA hydrogels; The use of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) hydrogels combined with chitosan as a vascular tissue substitute for in vitro vascular cell culture studies was investi ...

ECM-based materials in cardiovascular applications: inherent healing potential and augmentation of native regenerative processes

Piterina, Anna Valentinova; Cloonan, Aidan J.; Meaney, Claire L.; Davis, Laura M.; Callanan, Anthony; Walsh, Michael T.; McGloughlin, Timothy M.; vascular grafts; ECM; healing process; The in vivo healing process of vascular grafts involves the interactio ...

The Role of LASP-1 in Cardiovascular Disease.

Fitzpatrick, Paul; Biochemistry; Cell biology; Molecular biology; Physiology; Cardiovascular Disease and Health; Cardiovascular Health (Draft) Chronic Conditions Conditions Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Research and Evaluation Report http://doras.dcu.ie/15 ...

Inflammation, aspirin, and the risk of cardiovascular disease

Cahill, Mary R.; Perry, Ivan J.; Aspirin; Cardiovascular disease; Cardiovascular system--Diseases; Inflammation; Published Version Cardiovascular Health (Draft) Chronic Conditions Conditions Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Research and Evaluation Report http ...

Hurling Alone? How social capital failed to save the Irish from cardiovascular disease in the United States

Kelleher, Cecily; Nolan, Geraldine; Tay, Joseph; Irish diaspora (United States); Cardiovascular disease; Health Promotion; Objectives: We performed a historical review of cardiovascular risk profiles of Irish immigrants to the United States, 1850-1970, in ...

Measurement of cardiovascular device flow at scales approaching cell size

Bellofiore, Alessandro; Quinlan, Nathan J.; Cardiovascular instruments, Implanted; Particle image velocimetry; SFI Cardiovascular Health (Draft) Chronic Conditions Conditions Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Research and Evaluation Report http://hdl.handle.ne ...

Riboflavin lowers homocysteine in individuals homozygous for the MTHFR 677C-> T polymorphism.

MOLLOY, ANNE MARIE; SCOTT, JOHN MARTIN; cardiovascular diseases • homocysteine • methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (NADPH2) • nutrition • riboflavin; Background— Meta-analyses predict that a 25% lowering of plasma homocysteine would reduce the risk of c ...

Trans fatty acids in adipose tissue and erythrocytes of Irish adults

Hogan, Linda, (Thesis); trans fatty acids; Ireland; Irish adults; Biology; Trans fatty acids (TFA) are produced by the partial hydrogenation of vegetable and marine oils. TFA are not synthesized in the human body. The fatty acid composition of adipose tis ...

Ecotoxicological investigations of pharmaceutical compounds on a battery of freshwater test species.

Minagh, Elaine, (Thesis); pharmaceuticals; environmental contamination; selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs); statins; ecotoxicity; test batteries; D. magna testing; freshwater species.; Chemicals and Drugs; Environmental Health; Medicine and H ...

Models of flow-induced loading on blood cells in laminar and turbulent flow, with application to cardiovascular device flow

Quinlan, Nathan J.; Dooley, Patrick N.; Turbulent blood flow; Laminar blood flow; Prosthetic heart valves; Hemolysis; Reynolds stress; Energy spectral density; Blood flow; Heart valve prosthesis; Hemolysis and hemolysins; Spectral energy distribution; Vis ...

Putting a health inequalities focus on the Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...