Cholesterol and risk of stroke: The Japanese comparisonBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7559.148-b (Published 13 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:148
- Malcolm E Kendrick, general practitioner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Benchill Medical Centre, Wythenshawe M22 7WP
EDITOR—Yet again, a potential relation between low cholesterol concentrations and haemorrhagic stroke is dismissed.1 Yet again, a causal relation between high cholesterol concentrations, ischaemic stroke, and coronary heart disease is (apparently) confirmed.
Yet data from Japan directly contradicts Ebrahim et al's conclusions. From 1958 to …