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May 07

The INTERSTROKE study, presented at the World Congress of Cardiology 2014 Scientific Sessions

The INTERSTROKE study, presented at the World Congress of Cardiology 2014 Scientific Sessions, has identified the following risk factors that explain approximately 90% of the population–attributable risk of stroke: hypertension, lipid levels, physical inactivity, smoking, diet, larger waist–to–hip ratios, history of diabetes, alcohol intake, psychosocial stress or depression, and cardiac causes.

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