Blood pressure, ageing and mortality.


In this issue, Hakala and co-workers report on the relationship between mortality and blood pressure in 521 subjects, aged 75 to 85 years, who had been followed for up to 5 years in the context of the Helsinki Ageing Study [1]. Confirming a previous work of Mattila et alP\ it was shown that an inverse relationship linked systolic or diastolic blood pressure… (More)


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