Coronary Artery Disease

1st Edition

Genes, Drugs and the Agricultural Connection

Author:

  • Ole Faergeman
    • Print ISBN 9780444513960

    Table of Contents

    Foreword (P.A. Poole-Wilson). Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Coronary artery disease before 1920. 2. Coronary artery disease 1920-2000. 3. Coronary artery disease after 2000: Epidemiologic transitions. 4. The cholesterol controversy. 5. Food and coronary artery disease. 6. The agricultural connection. 7. Diversity, complexity and human disease. 8. Biotechnology and the marriage of university and industry. 9. Medicalization. 10. Managing medicine. Conclusions. Appendix 1: A crash course in coronary artery disease. Appendix 2: A mini-course on fats. Index.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    196
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2003
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier
    Print ISBN:
    9780444513960

    About the author

    Ole Faergeman

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Preventive Cardiology, Department of Medicine & Cardiology, Aarhus Amtssygehus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark