Is baldness a risk factor for coronary artery disease? A review of the literature.

@article{Herrera1990IsBA,
  title={Is baldness a risk factor for coronary artery disease? A review of the literature.},
  author={Carlos R Herrera and Charles Lynch},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={1255-60}
}
A literature search identified eight articles containing data on both baldness and coronary artery disease (CAD). Three of these articles described case-control studies that showed a positive relationship between baldness and CAD when controlling for CAD risk factors. Three other case-control studies showed no such relationship, but these did not control for CAD risk factors. The results of two cohort studies were inconclusive. Insufficient data were available from these studies to analyze… CONTINUE READING

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