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    Cardiovascular risk in the South Asian population
    • Dr.Srijit Das, Medical Doctor
    • Other Contributors:
      • Azian Abd Latiff, Srijit Das,Norzana Abd Ghafar,Farihah Haji Suhaimi,Faizah Othman

    The article titled ‘Cardiovascular risk in South Asians’ by Ramaraj et al initiates a healthy debate on the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in the South Asian countries(1). The authors are to be congratulated for a meticulous survey of the literature to find all relevant papers in cardiovascular diseases. The authors wrote about the ‘thrifty gene hypothesis’ which definitely suggests an interaction between genetic p...

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