About the Norwegian Cardiovascular Disease Registry
The Norwegian Cardiovascular Disease Registry is a registry of diseases of the heart and blood vessels. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health is the data controller for the registry.
Public Health Report
Cardiovascular disease in Norway
Cardiovascular disease is a term that covers several diseases, including angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, heart failure and stroke.
News and research findings
Vitamin D supplements: not recommended to prevent chronic diseases
Vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk for a variety of chronic diseases, which has led to increased use of vitamin D supplements, often in high doses. "Just in case" use is not recommended.
Excess abdominal fat is associated with heart attack
A large waist-hip ratio is a more important risk factor for heart attacks than weight, especially for younger to middle-aged women.