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The usual risk factors explain heart disease in South Asia

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7586.178-b (Published 25 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:178

People from the South Asian countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal have high rates of coronary heart disease compared with people from other countries. It's possible they have a predisposition to heart attack, but a new study suggests that their heightened …

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