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Uterine fibroids and cardiovascular risk.

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STUDY QUESTION: Are uterine fibroids associated with increased cardiovascular risk?
SUMMARY ANSWER: This study reports an association between increased serum lipids and metabolic syndrome with an increased risk of uterine fibroids.
WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY: Recent studies suggest similarities in biological disease mechanisms and risk factors for fibroids and atherosclerosis: obesity, hypertension and abnormal serum lipids. These findings are awaiting confirmation that a population-...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1093/humrep/dew249

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Grant:
Well-being and health: Research in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 grant no. 539/2010 A31592
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Human Reproduction Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
12
Pages:
2689-2703
Publication date:
2016-10-12
Acceptance date:
2016-08-23
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ISSN:
0268-1161 and 1460-2350
Pubs id:
pubs:655130
URN:
uri:fa119d42-6060-4c72-8762-4628db1f39ab
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uuid:fa119d42-6060-4c72-8762-4628db1f39ab
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pubs:655130
Paper number:
12

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