The Women’s Cardiovascular Health Network
Committed to the promotion of cardiovascular health among women, http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/womens-cvh/ is a site worth visiting!
According to their statement of purpose, The Women's Cardiovascular Health (CVH) Network works to “identify and disseminate successful models, interventions, and instruments from projects that promote cardiovascular health among women, and make recommendations for future research.” For further information click here
A visit to their web site, http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/womens-cvh/, will provide you with a number of informative abstracts on issues relating to women and preventive cardiology. One example is the “Cardiovascular Disease Risk Profiles in Low-Income Women: The North Carolina WISEWOMAN Project.” This study tested the effectiveness of an intervention program designed to reduce CVD risk factors among women living in poverty.
Furthermore, the web site contains detailed information on the study selection process used by the network, as well as a project database and useful links.