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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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Some 4,000 men from the British Regional Heart Study will be involved, marking a departure from other research studies into the causes of heart disease, which traditionally involve middle-aged adults.
The British Regional Heart Study has followed a group of men for more than 30 years to try to determine the causes and risk factors for heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke in the UK.
Sattar and colleagues (12) reported on incident cardiovascular disease and diabetes in 4812 non diabetic individuals in the prospective study of pravastatin in the elderly at risk (PROSPER) and 2737 non diabetic men in the British Regional Heart Study (BRHS) and compared hazard ratios of the cardiovascular disease in those with the metabolic syndrome or its individual components at 3.
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.
Sattar and his associates analyzed data from their Prospective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk (PROSPER) and corroborated the data in another prospective study, the British Regional Heart Study (BRHS).
The effect of the C677T and A1298C polymorphisms in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene on homocysteine levels in elderly men and women from the British regional heart study.
The researchers used data from the British regional heart study, which assessed cardiovascular disease in 7,735 middle-aged men first examined in 1978-1980, and found that the relative risk for CHD was 50%-60% higher in those with the highest environmental exposures to smoking.
The research team used survey data on heart disease from participants in the British Regional Heart Study.
It's never too late to get up off the couch and move, says a new report from the British Regional Heart Study.
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.
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