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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Cardiovascular Disease

Abstract This review provides an up-to-date summary of the evidence from clinical and epidemiologic studies indicating that persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may have an increased risk of coronary heart disease and possibly thromboembolic stroke. Persons with...
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Medical Research – FOCUS ON: The Global Burden of Disease and “Big Science

Over the years 1990 to 2010, the greatest increase in disability is ischemic heart disease (now number one—an increase of 29% and up from number 4 in 1990), stroke (a 19% increase since 1990), depressive disorders (a 37% increase), and metabolic disease such as diabetes The...
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