Review: MTHFR TT genotype increases risk for coronary heart disease
- Genetic Susceptibility to Death from Coronary Heart Disease in a Study of Twins. Marenberg, Marjorie E.; Risch, Neil; Berkman, Lisa F.; Floderus, Birgitta; de Faire, Ulf // New England Journal of Medicine;4/14/94, Vol. 330 Issue 15, p1041
Background: A family history of premature coronary heart disease has long been thought to be a risk factor for coronary heart disease. Using data from 26 years of follow-up of 21,004 Swedish twins born between 1886 and 1925, we investigated this issue further by assessing the risk of death from...
- Environment and genetic link found. Richards, Tessa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/3/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7026, p270
Reports on the discovery of a link between a specific genotype and increased risk of coronary heart disease. Characteristics of the genotype; Interaction between genetic and environmental factors that increases the risk for coronary heart disease.
- Premature coronary artery disease in a patient with Wolfram syndrome. Özer, Necla; Okutucu, Sercan; Gurses, Kadri Murat // Anatolian Journal of Cardiology / Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi;May2011, Vol. 11 Issue 3, pE11
The article presents a case study of a 25-year-old man with a premature coronary artery disease (CAD) associated with Wolfram syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
- Family history and premature coronary heart disease. Andolsek, Kathryn M. // American Family Physician;1/1/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p314
Summarizes a study conducted by C.B. Eaton, et al, in the 1996 issue of the periodical `Journal of American Board Family Practice,' volume 9, to certify the significance of family history for premature coronary heart disease. Background on the study; Conclusion drawn by the authors.
- Is maternal transmission of coronary hearth disease risk stronger than paternal transmission?. Kinra, S.; Davey Smith, G.; Okasha, M.; McCarron, P.; McEwen, J. // Heart;Aug2003, Vol. 89 Issue 8, p834
Objective: To test whether intergenerational transmission of coronary heart disease (CHD) to offspring is greater from the mother than from the father, the association between parental history of CHD and coronary mortality in male offspring was examined. Design: Prospective cohort study with 43...
- Erratum to: The association between CYP1A1 genetic polymorphisms and coronary artery disease in the Uygur and Han of China. // Lipids in Health & Disease;9/29/2015, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
A correction to the article "The association between CYP1A1 genetic polymorphisms and coronary artery disease in the Uygur and Han of China" that was published online on September 28, 2015 is presented.
- THE ACE GENE POLYMORPHISMS DISTRIBUTION STATUS IN HAINAN LI AND HAN PEOPLES WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE. // Heart;Oct2010, pA124
An abstract of the article "The Ace Gene Polymorphisms Distribution Status in Hainan Li And Han Peoples With Coronary Heart Disease" by Yun Meiling, Zhong Janghua, Zheng Yin, Zeng Yu, Li Tianfa and Zhang Yong is presented.
- The changing face of heart disease... Rose Lopetrone. // Canadian Nurse;Oct2011, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p34
The article follows Rose Lopetrone's experience of being diagnosed with coronary artery disease and being treated for a 95 per cent blockage in one coronary artery. It offers information on her education and career choice, and mentions that Lopetrone's family had a history of heart disease....
- Is there a role for genetic risk assessment in the treatment of dyslipidemia in primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease? Al Suwaidi, Jassim // Global Cardiology Science & Practice;2015, Vol. 2015 Issue 2, p1
Genetic variants have been associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Mega et al studied the association of a genetic risk score based on 27 genetic variants with incidents of recurrent CHD, adjusting for traditional risk factors using data from a community based study and 4...