Posts Tagged ‘mummies’

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April 8th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 8th

This week’s topics include an article on open science through data sharing, primary prevention of CVD with a Mediterranean diet, atherosclerosis found in mummies, and more.


May 18th, 2011

The Curse of the Mummy: Coronary Artery Disease?

Could the real curse of the mummy be coronary artery disease? Despite strict adherence to the original Mediterranean diet and a complete lack of tobacco, trans fats, and refined sugars, an Egyptian princess who died around 1550 BC is the first person in history to receive a diagnosis of coronary artery disease. A CT scan of […]