Depression, Lung Impairment May Raise Stroke Risk

February 2007
Clinician Reviews;Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p17
Academic Journal
The article discusses research being done on the risk factors of stroke. It references several studies including "Depressive Symptoms and Risk of Stroke: The Framingham Study," by K. J. Salaycik et al in the 2007 issue of "Stroke," "Lung Function and Ischemic Stroke Incidence: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study," by A. Hozawa et al in the 2006 issue of "Chest" and "Impaired Lung Function and Risk for Stroke: Role of the Systemic Inflammation Response?" in the 2006 issue of "Chest."


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