A review of the Hispanic paradox: time to spill the beans?

@article{Young2014ARO,
  title={A review of the Hispanic paradox: time to spill the beans?},
  author={Robert Peter Young and Raewyn J. Hopkins},
  journal={European respiratory review : an official journal of the European Respiratory Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 134},
  pages={
          439-49
        }
}
Past epidemiological observations and recent molecular studies suggest that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer are closely related diseases, resulting from overlapping genetic susceptibility and exposure to aero-pollutants, primarily cigarette smoke. Statistics from the American Lung Association and American Cancer Society reveal that mortality from COPD and lung cancer are lowest in Hispanic subjects and generally highest in African American subjects, with mortality… CONTINUE READING

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