January 2008
Heart;Jan2008, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p124
Academic Journal
The article presents abstract on medical topics which include the effects of air pollution to the cardiovascular system, an argument regarding the safety and effectiveness of glitazones in treating cardiovascular disease, as well as the relationship between mild weight gain or obesity and the increased cardiovascular risk.


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