Ecological study of the association between soy product intake and mortality from cancer and heart disease in Japan.

@article{Nagata2000EcologicalSO,
  title={Ecological study of the association between soy product intake and mortality from cancer and heart disease in Japan.},
  author={Chisato Nagata},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={832-6}
}
BACKGROUND The anticarcinogenic and antiatherogenic properties of soy have been demonstrated in experimental studies. To evaluate the relationship between soy product intake and mortality from several types of cancer and heart disease, an ecological analysis was performed in 47 prefectures in Japan. METHODS Age-standardized mortality rates for heart disease and stomach, colorectal, lung, breast and prostate cancer were obtained from the National Vital Statistics, 1995. Information on major… CONTINUE READING

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