Relation entre le sommeil et l’obésité

Auteurs: Vanessa DeClercq and Cindy Forbes Les stratégies visant la prévention et le traitement de l’obésité sont complexes; il ne s’agit pas simplement de manger moins et de bouger plus. Bien que de multiples facteurs contribuent à l’épidémie croissante d’obésité, des études ont révélé l’existence d’une association importante entre la durée habituelle du sommeil et Read more about Relation entre le sommeil et l’obésité[…]

Portrait de la population : La sclérose en plaques

Auteur: Vanessa DeClercq La sclérose en plaques (SP) est une maladie chronique évolutive auto-immune qui s’attaque au système nerveux central, notamment au cerveau, à la moelle épinière et aux nerfs optiques. Il existe un certain nombre de formes de SP, lesquelles sont associées à différents symptômes et à des gravités variables, soit le syndrome clinique Read more about Portrait de la population : La sclérose en plaques[…]

Niveaux d’activité physique parmi les Canadiens de l’Atlantique ayant survécu à un cancer

Auteur: Cindy Forbes Le taux d’incidence du cancer dans la population canadienne augmente graduellement depuis 2009. À l’heure actuelle, on s’attend à ce que 2 Canadiens sur 5 souffrent de cancer au cours de leur vie, ce qui correspond à un taux d’incidence à l’échelle nationale de 515,5 nouveaux diagnostics de cancer pour 100 000 personnes. Dans les Read more about Niveaux d’activité physique parmi les Canadiens de l’Atlantique ayant survécu à un cancer[…]

Usage des statines dans le Canada atlantique

Auteurs: Vanessa DeClercq et Scott A. Grandy Un taux élevé de cholestérol à lipoprotéines de faible densité (LDL) constitue un facteur de risque important de maladie cardiovasculaire (CV)[1]. Ainsi, la diminution des taux de cholestérol LDL représente une mesure clé dans la réduction de la mortalité d’origine CV[2]. Les statines forment une classe de médicaments qui Read more about Usage des statines dans le Canada atlantique[…]

Physical activity levels in Atlantic Canadian Arthritis Patients

Physical activity levels in Atlantic Canadian Arthritis Patients Scott Grandy, Yunsong Cui, Vanessa DeClercq, & Melanie Keats Click here to see the full brief Arthritis is one of the most common chronic health conditions in Canada and is a leading cause of disability affecting over 4 million Canadians over 15 years of age. Of note, Read more about Physical activity levels in Atlantic Canadian Arthritis Patients[…]

Physical Activity Levels in Atlantic Canadian Diabetes Patients

Physical Activity Levels in Atlantic Canadian Diabetes Patients Yunsong Cui, Cindy Forbes, Scott Grandy, Ellen Sweeney, Michael Yu, & Melanie Keats Click here to see the full brief Over the past 36 years the number of adults living with diabetes worldwide has nearly quadrupled, rising from 4.7% (108 million) to 8.5% (422 million). In Canada, Read more about Physical Activity Levels in Atlantic Canadian Diabetes Patients[…]

Population Profile: Health Seeking Behaviours of Participants with and without a History of Cancer

Population Profile:Health Seeking Behaviours of Participants with and without a History of Cancer Ellen Sweeney Click here to see the full brief Two of every five Canadians are expected to develop cancer during their lifetime, and one in four is expected to die as a result. In 2015, this translated to approximately 196,900 new cancer Read more about Population Profile: Health Seeking Behaviours of Participants with and without a History of Cancer[…]

Prevalence and correlates of physical activity behaviour in an Atlantic Canadian population-based cohort

Prevalence and correlates of physical activity behaviour in an Atlantic Canadian population-based cohort Cindy Forbes Click here to see the full brief Physical activity (PA) has been linked to improved physical and mental health, while higher levels of inactivity has been identified as an important risk factor for a number of chronic diseases. However, research Read more about Prevalence and correlates of physical activity behaviour in an Atlantic Canadian population-based cohort[…]

Physical activity levels in Atlantic Canadian CVD Patients

Physical activity levels in Atlantic Canadian CVD Patients Melanie Keats, Cindy Forbes, Scott Grandy, & Yunsong Cui Click here to see the full brief Sixty years ago as many as 35% of Canadians who suffered a heart attack did not survive. Today, through early diagnosis and improved treatment options, as many as 95% of those Read more about Physical activity levels in Atlantic Canadian CVD Patients[…]

Associations between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep duration and quality

Associations between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep duration and quality Cindy Forbes and Vanessa DeClercq Click here to see the full brief Lack of sleep and poor sleep quality has been linked to many poor physical and mental health outcomes including cardiovascular disease (CVD), depression, anxiety, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and all-cause mortality. Of note, Read more about Associations between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep duration and quality[…]