Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, September 19th, 2004
The authors said that their findings put paid to the idea that only older smokers are at risk of heart disease.
The findings, published in Tobacco Control, are based on data from the World Health Organization international monitoring study of cardiovascular disease (MONICA) and risk factors. MONICA involves participants between the ages of 33 and 64 from 21 countries.
The researchers assessed all nonfatal episodes of heart disease occurring between 1985 and 1994. These amounted to...
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