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July 2010 Br J Cardiol 2010;17:163-5

Treat individual risk factors not ‘metabolic syndrome’ 

BJ Cardio Staff

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The study, published in the May 25, 2010 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, analysed data from the INTERHEART study, a case control study of incident acute MI, to investigate whether the risk of MI associated with the metabolic syndrome is greater than that conferred by its constituent components (such as abdominal obesity, elevated glucose, abnormal lipids, and elevated blood pressure).Results showed that metabolic syndrome was associated with a two- to three-times increased risk of MI, but the same risk was conferred by having either hypertension or diabetes alone.  The authors explain that supporters of the metabo

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March 2006 Br J Cardiol 2006;13:113-20

A new therapeutic target: the CB1 receptors of the endocannabinoid system and visceral fat

Colin Waine

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July 2005 Br J Cardiol 2005;12:249-53

Fat and visceral fat: time for cardiologists to act against obesity

Michael EJ Lean, Thang S Han

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March 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:128-36

Antidiabetic drugs

Clifford J Bailey, Caroline Day

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