European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018

  • Predictors of Preventive Practices on Hypertension Among Adults in Ikoyi Nigeria

    Tajudeen Olusegun Rasheed, Abdulkareem Durosinlorun

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 64-69
    Received: 8 September 2018
    Accepted: 15 October 2018
    Published: 9 November 2018
    Abstract: Background: hypertension is one of the leading causes of disability and death worldwide. But despite this fact, adult’s rarely gives deserved attention to preventive practices on hypertension. Objective: to examine the predictors of preventive practices on hypertension among adults in Ikoyi, Nigeria. Method: the survey was a descriptive and cross-s... Show More
  • Association and Discriminatory Power of Abdominal Obesity for the Prevention of Sarcopenia and Vice Versa in Postmenopausal Women

    Francisco José Gondim Pitanga, Cristiano Penas Seara Pitanga, Ronaldo Eugénio Calçada Dias Gabriel, Carmem Cristina Beck, Maria Helena Rodrigues Moreira

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 70-75
    Received: 6 October 2018
    Accepted: 19 October 2018
    Published: 10 November 2018
    Abstract: Both abdominal obesity and sarcopenia are associated with cardiometabolic disorders mainly in postmenopausal women. In addition, there appears to be a reverse association between abdominal obesity and sarcopenia. The objective of the study was to identify the association and the discriminatory power of abdominal obesity for the prevention of sarcop... Show More