Nowe spojrzenie na miażdżycę – obecność zmian miażdżycowych w badaniach TK mumii sprzed 4000 lat

Randall C Thompson i wsp – Atherosclerosis across 4000 years of human history: the Horus study of four ancient populations Lancet 2013 online

Atherosclerosis was common in four preindustrial populations including preagricultural hunter-gatherers. Although commonly assumed to be a modern disease, the presence of atherosclerosis in premodern human beings raises the possibility of a more basic predisposition to the disease.

Opracowane na podstawie: Lancet 2013 online / 11 marca 2013