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Primary prevention of ischaemic heart disease

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of global morbidity and mortality causing over 4 million deaths in Europe and 17 million deaths worldwide in 1999. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the primary killer of Americans, accounting for 1 in 5 deaths in 2000. Abnormal lipids, smoking, hypertension, diabetes, abdominal obesity, psychosocial factors, low consumption of fruit and vegetables, no alcohol intakes and irregular physical exercise account for more than 90% of the risk of ...

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10.1383/medc.2006.34.5.178

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Journal:
Medicine
Volume:
34
Issue:
5
Pages:
178-180
Publication date:
2006-05-01
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ISSN:
1357-3039
URN:
uuid:200986a3-b8c2-4ad4-b7a6-06278f6e6f66
Source identifiers:
394679
Local pid:
pubs:394679

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