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Associations between Marijuana Use and Sperm Quality in Jamaican Men: Implications for the Subfertile Male

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.189
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569-75
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This study investigated the association of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive history of subfertile men. Sperm motility was affected by reported quantity and frequency of marijuana use.

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Objective: To evaluate the associations of frequency, quantity and duration of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive histories of male non-smokers and chronic marijuana users.

Accepted: 
23 Oct, 2017
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e-Published: 26 Oct, 2017

Factors Affecting Blood Pressure Control among Hypertensive Patients Attending Primary Healthcare Facilities in Western Jamaica

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DOI: 
10:7727/wimj.2016.368
Pages: 
131-6
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This is a descriptive, cross-sectional study of patients diagnosed with primary hypertension identifying patient-related factors that affect blood pressure control and its significance or implications for programme planning.

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Objective: To identify patient-related factors that act as barriers to hypertension control.

Accepted: 
13 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 15 Sep, 2016

Effect of Menopause, Anthropometry, Nutrition and Lifestyle on Bone Status of Women in the Northern Mediterranean

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494–502
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In Mediterranean women, effects of menopause, age, anthropometry, nutrition and lifestyle on bone parameters were assessed. Broad Ultrasonic Attenuation and Speed of Sound were negatively predicted by menopause. Numerous effects were determined in postmenopausal compared to premenopausal women.

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Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the influence of age, menopause, anthropometry, nutrition and lifestyle on bone status of women of the Northern Mediterranean Region of Croatia, which is considered the Adriatic Coast of Southeast Europe.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in an Eastern Caribbean Island: Prevalence of Non-communicable Chronic Diseases and Associated Lifestyle Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in the British Virgin Islands

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429–36
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Environmental and behavioural changes such as lifestyle related habits represent modifiable risk factors for the development of cardiovascular diseases. National strategies should be implemented to control cardiovascular diseases, educate the population and promote healthy lifestyle habits in the British Virgin Islands.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013
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