High serum alpha-tocopherol, albumin, selenium and cholesterol, and low mortality from coronary heart disease in northern Finland.

@article{Luoma1995HighSA,
  title={High serum alpha-tocopherol, albumin, selenium and cholesterol, and low mortality from coronary heart disease in northern Finland.},
  author={Pauli V. Luoma and Simo N{\"a}yh{\"a} and Kirsti Sikkil{\"a} and Juhani Hassi},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={237 1},
  pages={49-54}
}
OBJECTIVES The mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) is exceptionally low in northernmost Finland, the Sámi (formerly known as Lapp) area. To clarify the reasons for this, the levels of serum cholesterol, other classic risk factors, and major antioxidants, alpha-tocopherol, retinol, albumin and selenium were determined in males living in the low-mortality area and in a reference area. DESIGN A health survey amongst reindeer herdsmen living in the three northernmost communes of Finland… CONTINUE READING
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