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Geomagnetic storms can trigger stroke: evidence from 6 large population-based studies in Europe and Australasia.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Although the research linking cardiovascular disorders to geomagnetic activity is accumulating, robust evidence for the impact of geomagnetic activity on stroke occurrence is limited and controversial. METHODS: We used a time-stratified case-crossover study design to analyze individual participant and daily geomagnetic activity (as measured by Ap Index) data from several large population-based stroke incidence studies (with information on 11 453 patients with stroke co...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation More from this journal
Volume:
45
Issue:
6
Pages:
1639-1645
Publication date:
2014-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
Language:
English
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pubs:463309
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uuid:6db1f0a6-ce51-4c8f-a94a-1743df9cc520
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pubs:463309
Source identifiers:
463309
Deposit date:
2014-05-22

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