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Solar activity and myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6851574     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The correlation between the incidence of myocardial infarction, sudden cardiac death, the solar activity and geomagnetism in the period 1969-1976 was studied, basing on Wrocław hospitals material registered according to WHO standards; sudden death was assumed when a person died within 24 hours after the onset of the disease. The highest number of infarctions and sudden deaths was detected for 1975, which coincided with the lowest solar activity, and the lowest one for the years 1969-1970 coinciding with the highest solar activity. Such an inverse, statistically significant correlation was not found to exist between the studied biological phenomena and geomagnetism.
E Szczeklik; J Mergentaler; S Kotlarek-Haus; M Kuliszkiewicz-Janus; J Kucharczyk; W Janus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cor et vasa     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0010-8650     ISO Abbreviation:  Cor Vasa     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-07-08     Completed Date:  1983-07-08     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372614     Medline TA:  Cor Vasa     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Astronomical Phenomena
Death, Sudden / epidemiology*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / epidemiology*

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