Public health importance of triggers of myocardial infarction: a comparative risk assessment

Source: The Lancet, 26 February 2011, vol 377 (9767), pp 732-740

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: February 2011

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Researchers at the Centre for Environmental Science at Hasselt University in Belgium have reviewed a large number of epidemiological studies looking at triggers such as alcohol, anger, marijuana, physical exertion, in regard to the onset of MI. Air pollution turns out to be an important trigger, which may be very significant in public health terms.

Length of publication: 9 pages 

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