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UK Biobank: Opportunities for cardiovascular research

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Cardiovascular disease and its associated risk factors, such as hypertension and high cholesterol, are major contributors towards global morbidity and mortality. Epidemiological studies provide the scientific evidence base to develop effective preventive strategies and treatments for cardiovascular disease. However, previous cohorts have been restricted by small sample sizes and/or a lack of diverse outcomes, thereby limiting the identification of small, but clinically relevant, associations ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/eurheartj/ehx254

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St Johns College
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Heart Journal Journal website
Volume:
40
Issue:
14
Pages:
1158–1166
Publication date:
2017-05-20
Acceptance date:
2017-04-24
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EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
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pubs:689352
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uri:5740e1eb-693a-405c-8f1d-8725a5073309
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uuid:5740e1eb-693a-405c-8f1d-8725a5073309
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pubs:689352

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