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News Archive for July 2009

BMJ editorial on coronary heart disease in young adults by Prof Alastair Leyland

Jul 21, 2009

Professor Alastair Leyland, from the MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, comments on a recent study of trends in Scottish mortality from coronary heart disease in an editorial article for the British Medical Journal. The study, led by Professor Simon Capewell from the University of Liverpool, examined death rates from heart disease in Scotl

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IQ explains some of the difference in heart disease between people of high and low socio-economic status

Jul 15, 2009

A unique study looking at the difference in cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) and life expectancy between people of high and low socio-economic status has found that a person's IQ may have a role to play.

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