[Cardiovascular risk factors. Insights from Framingham Heart Study].

@article{ODonnell2008CardiovascularRF,
  title={[Cardiovascular risk factors. Insights from Framingham Heart Study].},
  author={Christopher J. O'Donnell and Roberto Elos{\'u}a},
  journal={Revista espanola de cardiologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={299-310}
}
Epidemiology involves the study of disease frequency and its determinants within the population. Cardiovascular epidemiology began in the 1930s as a result of changes observed in the causes of death. In the 1950s, several epidemiological studies were set in motion with the aim of clarifying the cause of cardiovascular disease. Four years after the Framingham Heart Study started, researchers had identified high cholesterol and high blood pressure levels as important factors in the development of… CONTINUE READING

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