Miss V Kolos1, Miss G Jain, Miss B Errington, Miss S Butler, Miss J Copland, Miss L Velayutham, Mrs L Ragg, Miss M Lasica, Dr G Hall, Dr J Raymond1 Australian National University, 2 The Canberra Hospital, 3 National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health While the effects of climate… Read More »Effect of Climate Change on Mental Health
Dr Luisa Mazzotta1, Dr Antonio Carlini2, Dr Alberto Rosati3
1 Department Of Nephrology Lucca Hospital, 2 Department Of Nephrology Lucca Hospital,
3 Department Of Nephrology Lucca Hospital
Women have lower blood pressure values than men before 44 years of age, but after 60 years of age blood pressure rises more in females than males with an increased incidence of cardiovasculars events especially stroke and ischemic heart disease in the old age.
Meta-analysis have shown similar beneficial effect of antiihypertensive treatment in the two genders,but no gender meta-analysis are compared females to males except the ANBP2 and the VALUE trial that demonstrated a different protective effect of antiihypertensive drugs between women and men.
Dr H Baik1, Prof S Oh21 DMC Bundang Jesaeng Hospital, 2 Dongkuk University, College of Medicine Emerging epidemics of obesity and metabolic syndrome have silently drawn near to us with great burden. In Korea, obesity (BMI>=25) prevalence in adults (aged>= 20 years) increased from 26.3% in 1998 to 31.1% in… Read More »Emerging new epidemics of obesity and metabolic syndrome in Korea
Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Medication in the USA and its effects on clinicians and patients
Dr K Poirier-Brode1, Dr K Walberg21 The Permanente Medical Group, California, USA, 2 Kaiser Permanente, California, USA Direct to consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs is legally permitted in the United States of America. DTCA exists in many forms of public media and is not limited to advertisements in traditional… Read More »Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Medication in the USA and its effects on clinicians and patients
Dr K TanTao-Yuan Mental Hospital Taiwan faced an epidemic of HIV infection in 2005; intravenous heroin abuser contributed 72% of new cases. Methadone maintenance therapy trial for heroin abusers with HIV was introduced by the Center of Disease Control, Department of Health in 2006. The Tao-Yuan Mental Hospital, DOH (TYMH)… Read More »MMT in Taiwan