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Sleep duration predicts cardiovascular outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Aims To assess the relationship between duration of sleep and morbidity and mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and total cardiovascular disease (CVD). Methods and results WeExpand
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Sleep duration and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.
BACKGROUND Increasing evidence suggests an association between both short and long duration of habitual sleep with adverse health outcomes. OBJECTIVES To assess whether the population longitudinalExpand
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Quantity and Quality of Sleep and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes A systematic review and meta-analysis
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS — We conducted a systematic search of publications using MEDLINE (1955–April 2009), EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library and manual searches without language restrictions. WeExpand
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Salt intake, stroke, and cardiovascular disease: meta-analysis of prospective studies
Objective To assess the relation between the level of habitual salt intake and stroke or total cardiovascular disease outcome. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studiesExpand
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Prevalence, detection, and management of cardiovascular risk factors in different ethnic groups in south London
Objective To assess the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and their level of detection and management in three ethnic groups. Design Population based survey during 1994 to 1996. SettingExpand
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SLC2A9 Is a High-Capacity Urate Transporter in Humans
Background Serum uric acid levels in humans are influenced by diet, cellular breakdown, and renal elimination, and correlate with blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, gout, andExpand
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Application of Framingham risk estimates to ethnic minorities in United Kingdom and implications for primary prevention of heart disease in general practice: cross sectional population based study
Abstract Objective: To compare the 10 year risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and combined cardiovascular disease (CVD) estimated from the Framingham equations. Design:Population basedExpand
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Long-Term Follow-Up of Psychological Distress Following Earthquake Experiences Among Working Italian Males: A Cross-Sectional Analysis
This report details relationships between earthquake exposures in 1980 and 1983 to 1984 and psychological distress reported in 1994. Participants are 555 Italian male factory workers from Naples,Expand
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Aldosterone synthase gene (CYP11B2) C-344T polymorphism, plasma aldosterone, renin activity and blood pressure in a multi-ethnic population
Background The aldosterone synthase gene (CYP1B2) locus is a candidate region involved in the development of hypertension. Objective To study the relationship between the C-344T CYP1B2 polymorphism,Expand
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