These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


Association of age-dependent height and bone mineral density decline with increased arterial stiffness and rate of fractures in hypertensive individuals

Authors: Rana EL-Bikai, Muhammad Tahir, Johanne Tremblay, Michel Joffres, Ondřej Šeda, Lucie Šedová, Philip Awadalla, Claude Laberge, Bartha-Maria Knoppers, Pierre Dumas, Daniel Gaudet, Louis-Georges Ste-Marie, Pavel Hamet

They wanted to determine if there was an association with height, arterial stiffness, and bone fractures. They were able to determine at the end of the study that those with shorter statures were more likely to have arterial stiffness and hypertension.

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