SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.29 issue6Mortality from asthma in the state of S. Paulo, Brazil (1970-1992)Cognitive deficit and depressive symptoms in a community group of elderly people: a preliminary study author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

Share


Revista de Saúde Pública

Print version ISSN 0034-8910On-line version ISSN 1518-8787

Abstract

AZAMBUJA, Maria Inês R.. Rise and fall in ischemic heart disease mortality: it may have happened before. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1995, vol.29, n.6, pp.440-443. ISSN 0034-8910.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101995000600004.

The rise in ischemic heart disease(IHD) mortality occurring mostly during the first half of the 20th century is usually associated with economic development and its consequences for people's lifestyles. On the basis of historical evidence, it is postulated that a previous IHD epidemic cycle may have occurred in England and Wales towards the turn of the nineteenth century. The implications of this on causal theories and current etiological research on atherosclerosis are discussed.

Keywords : Myocardial ischemia [mortality].

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in English     · English ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License