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Distribution of body fat and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Earlier studies investigating the risk of developing coronary heart disease in relation to body fat distribution showed inconsistent results, and any sex-related difference in disease risk has not been adequately examined. This review aims to assess current findings on the prospective association between body fat distribution measures and coronary heart disease in men and women. RECENT FINDINGS: Current epidemiologic evidence suggests that waist circumference and waist-hip...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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Author
Journal:
Current opinion in cardiology More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
6
Pages:
591-598
Publication date:
2008-11-01
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EISSN:
1531-7080
ISSN:
0268-4705
Language:
English
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pubs:267073
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uuid:fe368620-6c03-4685-b7b2-bee746f3c041
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pubs:267073
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267073
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2012-12-19

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