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Cholesterol, diastolic blood pressure, and stroke: 13,000 strokes in 450,000 people in 45 prospective cohorts. Prospective studies collaboration.

Abstract:

Individual studies of stroke have not clearly answered two questions: on the relation, if any, between total blood cholesterol and stroke; and on how the strength of the relation between diastolic blood pressure and stroke varies with age. The associations of blood cholesterol and diastolic blood pressure with subsequent stroke rates were investigated by review of 45 prospective observational cohorts involving 450,000 individuals with 5-30 years of follow-up (mean 16 years, total 7.3 million ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
Lancet (London, England)
Volume:
346
Issue:
8991-8992
Pages:
1647-1653
Publication date:
1995-12-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:616672fa-472b-4a65-b7a7-5f23919bc5bb
Source identifiers:
23305
Local pid:
pubs:23305

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