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New Univadis content - VIDEO: Defecation frequency and the risk of cardiovascular disease

11 April 2016   (0 Comments)

EAS regularly publishes articles, commentaries and video commentaries at Univadis®, "Atherosclerosis Global Academy" - an online resource for healthcare professionals.

On behalf of EAS, Professor Philippe Moulin, Lyon, France comments on the paper  “Defecation frequency and cardiovascular disease mortality in Japan: The Ohsaki cohort study” in the video commentary  Defecation frequency and the risk of cardiovascular disease  now available online at the Univadis® website.

The first author of this very original paper is Kenji Honkura and his work was conducted in Tohoku University in Sendai city, The aim of this study was to examine whether defecation frequency is related to CVD mortality. In conclusion, a normal defecation frequency was associated with a lower risk of CVD mortality in this Japanese population.

Listen to Professor Moulin commenting on the paper at the Univadis Atherosclerosis Global Academy site.


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