Serum zinc concentrations and incident hypertension: new findings from a population-based cohort study.

@article{Kunutsor2016SerumZC,
  title={Serum zinc concentrations and incident hypertension: new findings from a population-based cohort study.},
  author={Setor K Kunutsor and Jari A Laukkanen},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={1055-61}
}
OBJECTIVE Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a key role in several cellular processes and has been suggested to be involved in blood pressure regulation. We aimed to prospectively investigate the association between baseline concentrations of serum zinc and incident hypertension. METHODS We analyzed data involving 1652 men aged 42-61 years without a known history of hypertension at baseline in the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease population-based cohort study, with the assessment of… CONTINUE READING
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