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 - Public health report 2014
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.