Trans fat, aspirin, and ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women.

  title={Trans fat, aspirin, and ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Sirin Yaemsiri and Souvik Sen and Lesley F Tinker and Wayne R. Rosamond and Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller and Kangkang He},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  volume={72 5},
OBJECTIVE To examine the associations between dietary fat intake and ischemic stroke among postmenopausal women. METHODS We conducted a prospective cohort study of 87,025 generally healthy postmenopausal women (age, 50-79 years) enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. Repeated and validated dietary assessments were done using a self-administered food frequency questionnaire. We used Cox proportional hazards models to estimate hazard ratios (HRs) of ischemic stroke based… CONTINUE READING
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