People with low iron levels may be at greater risk of heart disease, according to a new study involving UCL scientists.
Researchers analysing genetic data have uncovered a potential protective effect of iron in coronary artery disease, suggesting that having a higher iron status reduces a person’s risk of coronary artery disease (CAD), a type of cardiovascular disease (CVD) where clogged arteries reduce the amount of blood reaching the heart.
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Publication date: 11 July 2017
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Publication date: 23 June 2017