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    2002

[A forty-year study on hypertension].

@article{Liu2002AFS,
  title={[A forty-year study on hypertension].},
  author={Li-sheng Liu and M Chen and Gui-yun Zeng and Bei-fan Zhou},
  journal={Zhongguo yi xue ke xue yuan xue bao. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          401-8
        }
}
Since 1959 the investigations on prevalence of hypertension and studies on the prevention and treatment of this disease have been carried out. The vascular mechanism of hypertension and the depressor effect of Chinese traditional herbs were also studied in Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. The results revealed that: (1) The prevalence of hypertension in Chinese adults increased from 7.73% in 1979 to 11.26% in 1991, both much higher than that in 1959 (5.11%). The rate of awareness, treatment… CONTINUE READING

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