YOUNG50 #Stay Healthy - Cardiovascular Risk Prevention

SWOT for local context analysis

Lithuania, Romania and Luxemburg regions are carrying out several activities in order to implement CARDIO 50 good practice in their health systems. As part of this implementation process, each region has analysed their current situation or system context through the SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats).This analytical method is…

What’s going on within the YOUNG50 Project?

The last 2nd April 2020, due to the Covid-19 emergency in progress, took place the meeting among the YOUNG50 partners via videoconference replacing the PCC/PEC meeting that was scheduled to be held in Bilbao.In addition to the project partners (Az. ULSS6 Euganea, Centro Poliklin, KRONIKGUNE, ProMIS, AER PUR ROMANIA, MOHLUX,…

The Italian Society of Hypertension’ Statement

The Italian Society of Hypertension presented a reasoned statement to maintain ongoing antihypertensive treatments. Furthermore, it unveiled its own initiative to investigate the issue using an online questionnaire to collect relevant data in human disease.The recent Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) due to Coronavirus 2 (CoV-2) infection pandemic and subsequent…

Synergies with the European project A European Physical Activity on Prescription model (EUPAP)

Twenty years ago, Sweden introduced a new method to prescribe physical activity within the healthcare; Physical activity on prescription (PAP-S). The PAP-S is unique in its interplay between five core components of a person-centred counselling using diagnosis-specific and evidence-based recommendations for physical activity, this results in an individualised written prescription…

The promotion of Young50 throughout Europe

 One of the peculiarities of the Young50 project is the adoption of holistic approaches to health education and holistic health may provide better health and may be more successful in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and other chronic diseases[1]. YOUNG50, indeed, aims also at contributing in obtaining Sustainable Development…

Local action plans facilitate the CARDIO50 transfer and implementation

YOUNG50 pilot sites, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Romania, are centred on the implementation process of the Italian best practice of CARDIO 50. Implementation needs to be based on a well laid-out action plan, while it keeps a certain degree of flexibility to quickly react and adapt to unexpected situations.In YOUNG50 project,…

COVID-19 and the YOUNG50 countries

Any infection, including the one caused by COVID-19, puts a strain on the heart. Therefore, “if a patient has a previous illness, such as heart failure, the heart will worsen its functioning,” explained Dr. Juan Cosín, president of the SEC’s Association of Clinical Cardiology. In addition to overloading the heart,…

Against COVID 19.. from the heart

The world of medicine and research is fighting on the frontlines against the emergency COVID 19, trying to protect more vulnerable people, such as whose suffer of cardiovascular diseases, but also analysing and providing evidences about the medical-scientific correlation between COVID 19 and these heart correlated pathologies. The European Society of…

A pocket-sized weapon against cardiovascular diseases

The YOUNG50 project aims to promote the prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) by exporting the Italian CARDIO 50 screening model within the European Union. The project can be divided into three specific objectives:adapt and export CARDIO 50 to the EU countries participating in the project;reduce the risk factors of CVD…
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