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Serum long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, hair mercury and exercise-induced myocardial ischaemia in men
  1. Behnam Tajik1,
  2. Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen1,
  3. Sudhir Kurl1,
  4. Jukka Salonen2,
  5. Jyrki K Virtanen1
  1. 1 Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
  2. 2 Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jyrki K Virtanen, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland ; jyrki.virtanen{at}uef.fi

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  • Contributors BT, T-PT, SK, JS and JKV acquired the data and designed and conducted the research; BT analysed the data and drafted the manuscript; JKV had primary responsibility for the final content; T-PT, SK, JS and JKV critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content and all authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by Kuopio University Foundation, Juho Vainio Foundation, and University of Eastern Finland. The KIHD project was funded by research grants to Jukka T. Salonen and George A. Kaplan from the NIH and the Academy of Finland.

  • Disclaimer The funding sources had no role in study design; in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report or in the decision to submit the article for publication.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study protocol was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the University of Kuopio.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors BT, T-PT, SK, JS and JKV acquired the data and designed and conducted the research; BT analysed the data and drafted the manuscript; JKV had primary responsibility for the final content; T-PT, SK, JS and JKV critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content and all authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by Kuopio University Foundation, Juho Vainio Foundation, and University of Eastern Finland. The KIHD project was funded by research grants to Jukka T. Salonen and George A. Kaplan from the NIH and the Academy of Finland.

  • Disclaimer The funding sources had no role in study design; in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report or in the decision to submit the article for publication.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study protocol was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the University of Kuopio.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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