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Dietary fat intake and risk of stroke: Authors' reply

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7427.1348-c (Published 04 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1348
  1. Ka He, research associate1 ([email protected]),
  2. Walter C Willett, professor2,
  3. Alberto Ascherio, associate professor, professor2
  1. 1Northwestern University School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
  2. 2Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA

    EDITOR—We agree with Epstein that the association between serum cholesterol concentration and the various subtypes of ischaemic stroke may differ. Unfortunately, we do not have enough data to allow us further to study the subtypes of ischaemic stroke in this cohort.

    Any possible association between dietary fat and stroke could …

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