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Risk of cardiovascular disease in a traditional African population with a high infectious load: a population-based study

PloS One

Oct 11, 2012

Jacob J E KoopmanRudi G J Westendorp

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To test the inflammatory origin of cardiovascular disease, as opposed to its origin in western lifestyle. Population-based assessment of the prevalences of cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease in an inflammation-prone African population, including electrocardiography a...read more

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Lipid Metabolism Pathway
Apolipoproteins
Immune System
Cerebral Arterial Diseases
Blood Pressure
Blood Specimen
Cardiomyopathies
Obesity
Malaria Pathway
Atherosclerosis
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Risk of cardiovascular disease in a traditional African population with a high infectious load: a population-based study

PloS One

Oct 11, 2012

Jacob J E KoopmanRudi G J Westendorp

PMID: 23071653

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046855

Abstract

To test the inflammatory origin of cardiovascular disease, as opposed to its origin in western lifestyle. Population-based assessment of the prevalences of cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease in an inflammation-prone African population, including electrocardiography a...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Lipid Metabolism Pathway
Apolipoproteins
Immune System
Cerebral Arterial Diseases
Blood Pressure
2
51
Paper Details
References
  • References48
  • Citations13
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  • References48
  • Citations13
12

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