TITLE

QUICK STUDIES. Hearts Aflutter

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Nutrition Action Health Letter;Sep2010, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the prevalence of atrial fibrillation among obese people which references studies published in the 2010 issues of the "Journal of the American College Cardiology" and the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition."
ACCESSION #
53273460

 

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