Short people are more likely to develop heart disease than tall people9 June 2010
Short people are at greater risk of developing heart disease than tall people, according to the first systematic review and meta-analysis of all the available evidence, which is published online today (Wednesday 9 June) in the European Heart Journal.Read the full article online here.
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Published in European Heart Journal, Advance Access, 8 June 2010.
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