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BRHS

British Regional Heart Study. A prospective study of middle-aged men from general practices in 24 British towns, who were recruited in 1978–1980 to identify the factors responsible for the considerable variation in coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke seen in the UK, determine their causes, and provide a rational basis for recommendations towards prevention.
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Metabolic syndrome and future cardiovascular events in Prospective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk (PROSPER) and British Regional Heart Study (BRHS) Risk factors Age-adjusted hazard ratios and 95% confidence intervals for cardiovascular events in non diabetic subjects PROSPER BRHS (n=2737) (n=4812) Incident cardiovascular 434 440 events Metabolic syndrome 1.07 (0.86-1.32) 1.27 (1.04-1.56) BMI >30 kg/[m.sup.2] 0.99 (0.78-1.25) 1.08 (0.88-1.33) Triglycerides >1.69 mmol/l 1.10 (0.90-1.35) 1.17 (0.97-1/40) HDL cholesterol <1.04 1.15(0.95-1.39) 1.46(1.17-1.81) mmol/l (men), <1.29 mmol/l (women) Fasting glucose >6.1 0.94 (0.63-1.39) 1.05 (0.82-1.35) mmol/l BP>130/85 mm Hg or 1.23 (0.79-1.92) 1.68 (1.26-2.24) treatment Source: Ref.
The BRHS study had similar results--even with patients who had pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
(6) performed a prospective study of 7685 middle-aged men enrolled in the British Regional Heart Study (BRHS) and found that both low and high bilirubin concentrations were associated with an increased risk of CAD.
* Put the names of the aides on the office computer screen saver )"BRHS Athletic Department Office Aides: Brenda, Erin, Kara, Rhiannon, and Shawna" scrolls across the athletic office computer screen).